Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Wrist

 Edited by Richard H Gelberman MD

Published by: Lippincott

ISBN-10: 0-7817-2372-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-2372-5

Second Edition. Published May 2002. 528 Pages. 952 Illustrations. 8 1/2 x 11.


This acclaimed volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series is now in its Second Edition--thoroughly updated to reflect the latest improvements in surgical technique. The world's foremost wrist surgeons describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results.This edition features more than 400 new illustrations and new chapters on arthroscopic repair of the triangular fibrocartilage complex; distal radius fractures; SLAC wrist; nonunions of the distal radius; ulnar shortening osteotomy; salvage of the failed Darrach procedure; matched ulnar resection arthroplasty; and scaphoid nonunions. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon's-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by a noted medical illustrator.