Treatment of Elbow Lesions

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Because of the relatively low incidence of involvement efforts to enhance the diagnosis and management of elbow pathology are not common. Nonetheless, because of a rapidly expanding knowledge base,both with regard to a more - fined understanding of elbow pathology, coupled with exciting and emerging approaches and options for management, it is appropriate and timely to - dress this deficiency in the orthopedic literature. This volume, therefore, was produced in order to provide current and relevant information with content that is drawn from a very well received symposium of the same name as this book and convened in Modena, Italy recently. As with the symposium, the s- cific goals of this text are to provide the most updated concepts in the m- agement of a full spectrum of elbow pathology. The content, therefore, is c- prehensive in nature,but with a focus on emerging options in the management of traumatic conditions as well as reconstructive options for the sequelae of trauma. These topics are covered in detail in the 31 chapters which comprise this text. The focus of each chapter was specifically designed to address the topic in the most timely fashion and with less of an emphasis on the historical context and more focus on current thinking. The references documenting c- tent are intended to be efficient and focused. In addition, the popular and - propriate expectation of the orthopedic community of enhanced explanation of technique are featured in the appropriate chapters.


Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Elbow.
The Clinical Examination of the Elbow.
Imaging of the Elbow.
Elbow Surgical Approaches.
The Treatment of Distal Humerus Fractures.
The Fractures of the Olecranon.
The Radial Head Fractures.
The Treatment of Coronoid Fractures and their Complications.
Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury.
The Complex Dislocations of the Elbow.
The Fracture-Dislocation of the Forearm (Monteggia and Essex-Lopresti Lesions).
The Instability after Radial Head Excision.
The Radial Head Prosthesis: Historical Perspective.
The Swanson Radial Head Prosthesis.
Bipolar Radial Head Prosthesis.
Evolve(TM) Modular Metallic Radial Head Arthroplasty.
Radial Head Prosthetic Replacement with the Avanta Implant.
Radial Head Replacement with a Pyrocarbon Head Prosthesis: Preliminary Results of a Multicentric Prespective Study.
Elbow Stiffness.
The Arthroscopic Treatment of the Stiff Elbow.
The Surgery of Neglected Distal Humerus Fractures in Children and Adults.
Total Elbow Replacement for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Total Elbow Arthroplasty in Acute Fracture.
Latitude Convertible Total Elbow Prosthesis.
Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Post-traumatic Arthrosis.
Revision of Failed Elbow Arthroplasty.
Elbow Nerve Tunnel Syndromes.
Traumatic Isolated Lesions of Musculocutaneous Nerve.
The Traumatic Nerve-Vascular Lesions.
The Utility of Continuous Axial Brachial Plexus Catheters after Surgery.
Elbow Brace in Physical Therapy.


From the reviews:
"This is the proceedings of a symposium, held in Italy, on the treatment of elbow lesions. ... The purpose is to provide current and relevant information about the diagnosis and management of elbow pathology. ... Orthopedic surgeons are the intended audience." (Benjamin A Goldberg, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)
EAN: 9788847003170
ISBN: 8847003172
Untertitel: New Aspects in Diagnosis and Surgical Techniques. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2007
Seitenanzahl: XII
Format: gebunden
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