Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323037358, 9780323076302

Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle

1st Edition

Author: Justin Greisberg
eBook ISBN: 9780323076302
Paperback ISBN: 9780323037358
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th February 2007
Page Count: 416

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Table of Contents

  1. Functional Anatomy: Evolution, Motion, Comparative Primate Anatomy, Biomechanics

    2. Physical Exam of the Foot and Ankle: Gastrocnemius Tightness, Peroneal, Metatarsal Hypermobility, Ankle Stability, Range of Motion, Posterior Tibial Tendon

    3. Orthotics and Prosthetics

    4. Flat foot: Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Non-posterior Tibial Flatfoot, Comprehensive Approach

    5. Cavus/Neuromuscular Foot: Etiologies, Muscle Balancing, Osseus Alignment

    6. Diabetic foot: Vascular Disorders, Neuropathy, Ulcers, Charcot foot

    7. Rheumatoid Foot: Hindfoot, Forefoot

    8. Hallux Valgus: Etiology, Treatment, Complications

    9. MTP Arthritis/Disorders: 1st MTP arthritis, 2nd MTP disorders; Turf Toe; Sesamoids

    10. Lesser Toe Disorders/Metatarsalgia

    11. Common Pediatric Foot Conditions (Clubfoot, Salter Fractures)

    12. Entrapment Neuropathies (tarsal tunnel, anterior nerve impingment…)

    13. Ankle arthritis (arthrodesis, arthroplasty, allograft, distraction, cartilage transplantation)

    14. Heel pain: Plantar Fasciitis, Fat Pad Atrophy, DDX

    15. Achilles Tendon: Ruptures, Tendonitis

    16. Other Tendon Disorders: Peroneals, FHL, Anterior Tibia

    17. Ankle Sprains: Acute, Recurrent Chronic Pain, Syndesmosis, Subtalar

    18. Malleolar Fractures including Stress Fractures

    19. Tibial Pilon Fractures

    20. Calcaneus Fractures, including Open Reduction, Percutaneous and Late Reconstruction

    21. Talus Fractures: Classification, Reduction and Fixation Techniques, Malunion, Osteochondral, process fractures

    22. Navicular/midfoot injuries including Navicular Stress Fractures

    23. Metatarsal/Phalanx Fracture: 5th Metatarsal Fractures, Stress Fractures

    24. Tumors of the Foot/Ankle

    25. Amputations

    26. Foot and Ankle Athroscopy

    27. Nail problems in the foot


Written for the busy orthopaedics resident who needs to review for an exam or prepare for a challenging clinical case, CORE KNOWLEDGE IN ORTHOPAEDICS: FOOT AND ANKLE offers cutting edge clinical and surgical pearls in a bulleted and templated format.

Key Features

  • Chapters composed of summary tables, boxes and bulleted lists—very little narrative text
  • Chapter on foot examination techniques
  • Chapters edited with content level and pedagogy in mind
  • Organized by disorder
  • Two-color design


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27th February 2007
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About the Author

Justin Greisberg

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Surgeon, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY