Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Roland W. Moskowitz MD; Roy D. Altman MD; Joseph A. Buckwalter MS, MD; Victor M. Goldberg MD; Marc C. Hochberg MD, MPH

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176707-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

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Text is a comprehensive clinical reference on osteoarthritis.

Chapters review current information on the epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, and pathology of osteoarthritis, the biochemistry and molecular and cell biology of articular cartilage, and experimental models of osteoarthritis. Major sections focus on clinical presentations, roentgenologic and laboratory diagnosis, and treatment, including pharmacologic treatment, intra-articular therapy, surgery, arthroscopy, and complementary and alternative medicine.

The authors discuss the indications, outcomes, and complications of various orthopaedic procedures. Chapters present orthopaedic approaches to osteoarthritis of various joints—the shoulder, hand, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, foot, ankle, and cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Roland W. Moskowitz MD; Roy D. Altman MD; Joseph A. Buckwalter MS, MD; Victor M. Goldberg MD; Marc C. Hochberg MD, MPH
ISBN: 978-0-78-176707-1
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Orthopedics
Rheumatology
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 256
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

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