This book provides an overview of calcaneal (heel) fracture management principles, emergency and complication management practices and is illustrated throughout with more than 300 full colour, highly informative drawings, photographs and radiographs.
The format is simple and self explanatory, beginning with an introduction to the history and anatomy of calcaneal injuries, followed by discussion on initial diagnosis and stabilisation of fractures, recommended imaging studies, operative and non-operative management protocols and evidence-based treatment guidelines. In addition, this book features rehabilitation aspects, as well as outcome evaluation methods.
This unique text is authored by highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons from Europe, the US, Canada and Asia, including Nicola Maffulli MD MS PhD FRCP FRCS (Ortho) FFSEM, President of The Italian Society of Muscles, Ligaments & Tendons, and co-author of Rotator Cuff Disorders: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine, also available from JP Medical Ltd (9781907816086).
Fractures of the Calcaneus includes a DVD ROM of nine videos demonstrating surgical procedures for the management of calcaneal fractures.
Complete overview of diagnosis and management of calcaneal (heel) fractures
Features more than 300 full colour drawings, photographs and radiographs
Highly experienced, international author and editor team
Includes DVD ROM demonstrating surgical techniques
Mandeep S Dhillon MS (Ortho) FAMS Professor & Chairperson, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Incharge, Sports Injury Clinic, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
Chapter 1: Historical Aspects of Calcaneus Injury Chapter 2: Clinical Anatomy and Injury Mechanics Chapter 3: Imaging Techniques and Image Interpretation Chapter 4: Fracture Classification Chapter 5: Nonoperative Management of Calcaneal Fractures Chapter 6: Operative Management: Surgical Approaches Chapter 7: Percutaneous Reduction and Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures Chapter 8: Fixation by Extensile Lateral Approach Chapter 9: Evolution of Implant Use and Rationale for LCP Chapter 10: Management of Open Calcaneal Fractures Chapter 11: Primary Reconstructive Subtalar Arthrodesis Chapter 12: Role of Bone Graft and Bone Substitutes Chapter 13: Complications of Calcaneus Fracture other than Malunion Chapter 14: Malunion Calcaneus: Understanding it, Classification and Treatment Planning Chapter 15: Surgical Treatment of Calcaneus Malunion Chapter 16: Malunion Calcaneus Minimally Invasive Surgery Chapter 17: Outcome Evaluations of Calcaneal Fractures Chapter 18: Rehabilitation Protocols after Calcaneal Fractures Chapter 19: Evidence Based Orthopedics: What is Optimal for Calcaneus Fracture Today DVD Contents Video 1: Wrinkle Sign in Skin Video 2: Lateral Skin Incision Video 3: Flap Elevation for Exposure Video 4: Retraction and Fracture Exposure Video 5: Anterior Reduction Video 6: Posterior Reduction Video 7: Void Filling Video 8: Fixation to Medial Fragment Video 9: Implant and Closure