Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Skaggs, David L.; Kocher, Mininder
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
This 2nd edition remains your go-to resource for the most advanced and effective surgical techniques for treating fractures, congenital conditions, and other orthopaedic problems in children and adolescents.
More than 1,000 high-quality photographs and drawings guide you step by step through each procedure, and personal pearls from master surgeons provide operative tips that foster optimal care and outcomes.
Twelve new chapters bring you completely up-to-date with what’s new in the field.
- New chapters cover pediatric sports injuries; medial femoral patella ligament reconstruction and tibial spine; surgical hip dislocation for SCFE, hip arthroscopy, and periacetabular osteotomy; and pediatric trauma procedures including medial epicondyle fractures, proximal humerus CRPP, distal radius fractures, closed reduction and casting of forearm fractures.
- Full-color, sequential, surgeon’s-eye view intraoperative photographs combine with radiographs and detailed drawings by noted medical illustrators to provide a highly visual guide to pediatric orthopaedic surgery.
- The world’s foremost 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.
- Comprehensive coverage includes all major joints: shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle, and spine, as well as trauma and cerebral palsy.
Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Pediatrics