Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 2-Volume Set

Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 2-Volume Set

7th Edition - February 24, 2016

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  • Authors: Scott W. Wolfe, William C. Pederson, Scott H. Kozin, Mark S. Cohen
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323295345

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Widely recognized as the gold standard text in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, Green’s Operative Hand Surgery, 7th Edition, by Drs. Scott Wolfe, William Pederson, Robert Hotchkiss, Scott Kozin, and Mark Cohen, continues the tradition of excellence both in print and online. High-resolution photos, innovative videos, new expert authors, and more ensure that Green’s remains your go-to reference for the most complete, authoritative guidance on the effective surgical and non-surgical management of upper extremity conditions. Well-written and clearly organized, it remains the most trusted reference in hand surgery worldwide.

Table of Contents


    1. Anesthesia

    Part II THE HAND

    2. Acute Infections of the Hand

    3. Chronic Infections

    4. Dupuytren’s Contracture

    5. Extensor Tendon Injury

    6. Flexor Tendon Injury

    7. Fractures of the Metacarpals and Phalanges

    8. Dislocations and Ligamentous Injuries in the Digits

    9. The Perionychium

    10. The Stiff Finger

    11. Treatment of the Osteoarthritic Hand and Thumb


    12. Wrist Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty

    13. Carpal Instability

    14. The Distal Radioulnar Joint

    15. Distal Radius Fractures

    16. Fractures of the Carpal Bones

    17. Wrist Arthroscopy


    18. Fractures of the Distal Humerus

    19. Fractures of the Radial Head

    20. Fractures of the Proximal Ulna

    21. Disorders of the Forearm

    22. Complex Traumatic Elbow Dislocation

    23. Chronic Elbow Instability of the Elbow

    24. Treatment of the Stiff Elbow

    25. Elbow Tendonopathies and Tendon Ruptures

    26. Elbow Arthroscopy

    27. Total Elbow Arthroplasty

    Part V NERVES

    28. Compression Neuropathies

    29. Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndrome

    30. Nerve Repair

    31. Principles of Tendon Transfers of Median, Radial and Ulnar Nerve

    32. Spasticity: Cerebral Palsy and Traumatic Brain Injury

    33. Tetraplegia

    34. Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury


    35. Embryology of the Upper Extremity

    36. Deformities of the Hand and Fingers

    37. Deformities of the Thumb

    38. Malformations and Deformities of the Wrist and Forearm

    39. Arthrogryposis

    40. Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsy

    41. Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Fractures in Children


    42. Replantation and Transplantation

    43. The Mangled Upper Extremity

    44. Soft tissue coverage of the upper extremity

    45. Free flap coverage

    46. Vascularized Bone Grafting

    47. Toe-to-Hand Transplantation

    48. Thumb Reconstruction


    49. Digital Amputations

    50. Major Limb amputations and prosthetics

    51. Compartment Syndrome and Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture

    52. Management of Venomous Injuries

    53. A Practical Guide for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Acute Stage, Late Stage

    54. Factitious Disorders

    55. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Disorders

    56. Tendinopathy

    57. The Burned Hand

    58. Skin Tumors

    59. Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

    60. Vascular Disorders

    Classic: General Principles

    Classic: Radial Nerve

    Classic--Stiff Joints

    Classic: Principles of Microvascular Surgery

Product details

  • No. of pages: 2091
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
  • Published: February 24, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323295345

About the Authors

Scott W. Wolfe

Dr. Scott Wolfe is an experienced, innovative and authoritative expert in upper extremity problems that incapacitate fingers, hands, wrists, elbows and nerves. Dr. Wolfe frequently operates on complex conditions and specializes in the wrist, specifically, scaphoid surgery, distal radius fractures, wrist fractures, nonunions, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve repair and nerve reconstruction. Along with an active practice, Dr. Wolfe teaches students daily as a Cornell Medical School Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. He gives educational lectures to medical specialists globally and has advanced the knowledge and technique of hand surgery worldwide. As lead author, he has published over 200 major papers throughout his 30-year career in the most respected, peer-reviewed, American medical journals. His goal is to help achieve consistently superior patient results in hand and nerve surgery. World class musicians and professional athletes have had their mobility restored through the care of Dr. Wolfe, who has consistently been rated as one of America's and New York’s Top Doctors for over 20 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Emeritus Chief, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York

William C. Pederson

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Hand and Microsurgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Samuel Stal Endowed Professor of Plastic Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Scott H. Kozin

Academic Appointment:

Associate Professor, Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University

School of Medicine

Hand Surgeon, Shriners Hospital

for Children


Undergraduate: Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Degree: B.S. Computer Science 1978-1982

Medical: Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Degree: M.D. 1982-1986

Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Preliminary General Surgery

July 1986 to June 1987

Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Orthopaedic Surgery

July 1987 to June 1991

Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

January 1989 to July 1989

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hand Rehabilitation Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hand Surgery

January 1990 to March 1990

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

Hand & Microvascular Surgery

July 1991 - July 1992

Curriculum Vitae Scott H. Kozin, MD

Board Certification:

Certificate of Added Qualifications in

Hand Surgery, August 1995

Re-certification, November 2004

Board Certification, American Board of

Orthopaedic Surgeons, July 15, 1994

Re-certification, November 2004

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic


Diplomate, National Board of Medical


Organization Memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society (1986)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1996)

American Association for Hand Surgery

Temple-Shriners Alumni Association (1995)

Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society

AO Teaching Faculty (1995)

International Wrist Investigators Workshop (1998)

Philadelphia Hand Society (1992)

Orthopaedic Overseas

New Millennium Hand Club (1992)

American Orthopaedic Association (2001)

Awards/ Honors:

Sterling Bunnell Travelling Fellow 2001-2002, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Joseph H. Boyes Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2002

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mark S. Cohen

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Hand and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinios

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