Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder

1st Edition


  • Thomas Trumble
  • Roger Cornwall
  • Jeffrey Budoff
  • Key Features

    • Provides overview coverage of hand and wrist anatomy, trauma, reconstruction, and examination techniques
    • Designed for focused reading, the book is replete with tables, algorithms, and specially designed diagrams.
    • Concise, high-yield presentation makes learning efficient

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Hand
    Joseph A. Izzi, Jr., and Thomas E. Trumble

    Chapter 2: Phalangeal Fractures and Dislocations
    Joseph F. Slade III and David P. Magit

    Chapter 3: Fractures and Dislocations Involving the Metacarpal Bone
    Andrew D. Markiewitz

    Chapter 4: Fractures and Dislocations of the Thumb
    John S. Taras, and Stephen M. Hankins

    Chapter 5: Thumb Reconstruction
    Alexander D. Mih

    Chapter 6: Distal Radius Fractures
    John Jiulianlo and Jesse Jupiter

    Chapter 7: DRUJ, TFCC Injuries, and Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain
    Pamela E. Glennon, Brian D. Adams, and Claudia N. Martinez, MPH

    Chapter 8: Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions
    Victoria D. Knoll and Thomas E. Trumble

    Chapter 9: Carpal Bone Fractures Excluding the Scaphoid
    Khemarin Seng and Philip Blazar

    Chapter 10: Carpal Instability Including Dislocations
    Alecander Y. Shin and Steven L. Moran

    Chapter 11: Osteonecrosis of the Carpus
    Christopher Allan

    Chapter 12: Flexor Tendon Injuries
    Mark Rekant

    Chapter 13: Extensor Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
    Lisa L. Lattanza and Emily Anne Hattwick

    Chapter 14: Tenosynovitis: Trigger Finger, Dequervain’s Syndrome, FCR and ECU
    Ionnis Sarris, Nicholaos A. Darlis, Douglas Musgrave, and Dean G. Sotereanos

    Chapter 15: Nerve Physiology and Repair
    Mihye Choi and David T. W. Chiu

    Chapter 16: Compression Neuropathy
    A. Lee Dellon, MD

    Chapter 17: Complex regional Pain Syndrome
    Evan D. Collins

    Chapter 18: Tendon transfers for Peripheral Nerve Injuries


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    About the editors

    Thomas Trumble

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Chief of Hand and Microvascular Surgery Service Department of Orthopaedics, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

    Roger Cornwall

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Philadelphia School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Jeffrey Budoff

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor, Hand & Upper Extremity Institute, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA