Green's Operative Hand Surgery - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323697934

Green's Operative Hand Surgery

8th Edition

2-Volume Set

Authors: Scott Wolfe William Pederson Scott Kozin Mark Cohen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323697934
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 10th December 2021
Page Count: 2368

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Widely recognized as the gold standard reference in the field, Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 8th Edition, provides complete coverage of the surgical and nonsurgical management of the full range of upper extremity conditions. In a clearly written and well-illustrated format, it contains both foundational content for residents and fellows as well as new approaches, case-based controversies, and outcomes-based solutions for practitioners. Drs. Scott W. Wolfe, William C. Pederson, Scott H. Kozin, and Mark S Cohen, along with new, international contributing authors, provide expert perspectives and preferred methods for all aspects of today’s hand, wrist, and elbow surgery.

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Principles

1. Anesthesia

Part II: 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 Ligament Injuries of the Digits

9. The Perionychium

10. The Stiff Finger

11. Treatment of the Osteoarthritic Hand and Thumb

Part III: Wrist

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 and Hand Arthroscopy

Part IV: Elbow and Forearm

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

24. Treatment of the Stiff Elbow

25. Elbow Tendinopathies 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. Tendon Transfers for Median, Radial and Ulnar Nerve Palsy

32. Spasticity: Cerebral Palsy and Traumatic Brain Injury

33. Tetraplegia

34. Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury

Part VI: Pediatric Hand

35. Embryology of the Upper Extremity

36. Deformities of the Hand and Fingers

37. Deformities of the Thumb

38. Malformations of the Wrist and Forearm

39. Arthrogryposis

40. Brachial Plexus Birth Injury

41. Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Fractures in Children

Part VII: Bone and Soft Tissue Reconstructions

42. Replantation and Transplantation

43. The Mangled Upper Extremity

44. Nonmicrosurgical Coverage of the Upper Extremity

45. Free Flaps to the Hand and Upper Extremity

46. Vascularized Bone Grafting

47. Toe-to-Hand Transplantation

48. Thumb Reconstruction

Part VIII: Other Disorders of the Upper Extremity

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 in the Acute Stage and Late Stage

54. Factitious Disorders

55. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Arthropathies

56. Tendinopathy

57. The Burned Hand

58. Skin Tumors of the Hand and Upper Extremity

59. Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

60. Vascular Disorders of the Hand


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About the Authors

Scott Wolfe

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 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 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 Cohen

Affiliations and Expertise

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