Intramedullary Nailing: A Comprehensive Guide (2015 ed.)

Intramedullary Nailing: A Comprehensive Guide (2015 ed.)

By: Pol Maria Rommens (editor), Martin H. Hessmann (editor)Hardback

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This book contributes to the enhancement of fundamental and practical knowledge in the treatment of fractures, healing disturbances and bone disorders with intramedullary nailing. It promotes this biological and mechanical outstanding technique for appropriate indications and ameliorate the standard of care for those patients, who can profit from intramedullary nailing. Orthopedic trauma surgeons from all over the world, who work in the most different circumstances and with the most diverse technical and logistical equipment, will find this book to be an essential resource and guide for their daily practice with intramedullary nailing.


Part I - General part.- The origins.- Rationale.- Physiologic effects of reaming.- Interlocking.- Preoperative planning.- Reduction techniques.- Soft tissue management and postoperative care.- Complications.- Metal removal.- Part II - Specific part.- Clavicle.- Proximal humerus.- Humerus shaft.- Olecranon - ulna.- Distal radius.- Hand.- Pertrochanteric fractures.- Cement augmentation.- Subtrochanteric fractures.- Femur diaphysis.- Distal femur.- Proximal tibia.- Tibia diaphysis.- Distal tibia.- Children and adolescents.- Nonunion.- Malalignment.- Knee arthrodesis.- Hindfoot arthrodesis.- Limb lengthening - computerized.- Limb lengthening - mechanical.- Pathological fracture.- Antibiotic coated nail.- Congenital bone disorders.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781447166115
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 598
  • ID: 9781447166115
  • ISBN10: 1447166116
  • edition: 2015 ed.

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