Consisting of case studies contributed by both domestic and international leaders in the field, this is an invaluable resource for all orthopedic surgeons and researchers and practitioners of limb lengthening, deformity correction and the Ilizarov method. Comprehensive yet accessible, this volume covers pediatric deformity correction, from congenital deformities to growth plate injuries. Each of the unique cases includes color photographs and radiographs from before, during and after surgery and will follow a consistent chapter structure which outlines a brief clinical history of the case, preoperative problem list, treatment strategy, basic principles, technical pearls and how to avoid and manage complications and subsequent problems. Suggested readings round out each case. A comprehensive presentation of techniques is featured, including external fixation, internal fixation, combination approaches and fully implantable limb lengthening nails. This case-based approach is an efficient and thorough way to learn this exciting new frontier in orthopedic surgery.
S. Robert Rozbruch, MD Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 2012-2013 President, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS) Reggie Hamdy, MD McGill University, Montreal, Canada Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children Section.
Pediatric Trauma.-Growth Plate Injuries.-Congenital Pseudarthrosis of Tibia and Fibula.-Congenital Lower Limb Deficiencies.-Pediatric Blount Disease.-Pediatric Arthrogryposis.-Pediatric Skeletal Dysplasias.-Pediatric Metabolic and Vascular Disorders.-Pediatric Hip Deformities.-Pediatric Foot and Ankle Deformities.-Pediatric Chronic Osteomyelitis.- Pediatric Rotational Deformities (Miserable Malalignement Syndrome)
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