Manual of Reconstructive Hand Surgery

Manual of Reconstructive Hand Surgery

By: G. Karthikeyan (author)Paperback

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This manual is a comprehensive guide to reconstructive hand surgery for orthopaedic and plastic surgeons. Beginning with an introduction to hand surgery and general considerations, the following chapters discuss surgery for different parts of the hand, including bone, nerve, joint and tendon reconstruction. The subsequent sections examine different conditions that may necessitate hand surgery, such as congenital disorders, tumours, infection and degenerative diseases. Extensive appendices explain preparations for the surgical procedures and the harvesting of grafts. Presented in a clear layout, each chapter includes clinical pearls, bullet points and tables for quick and easy reference. More than 160 diagrams and photographs enhance learning. Key points Comprehensive guide to reconstructive hand surgery for orthopaedic and plastic surgeons Covers surgery for all parts of the hand and associated conditions Extensive appendices detailing procedure preparation and graft harvesting Includes clinical pearls, bullets, tables, diagrams and photographs for quick reference

About Author

G Karthikeyan MBBS MS MCh (Plastic Surgery) Assistant Professor, Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Hand and Department of Plastic Surgery, Stanley Medical College and Government Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Section 1: General Considerations Section 2: Skin Reconstruction Section 3: Other Post-traumatic Sequelae on the Skin Section 4: Tendon Reconstruction Section 5: Bone Reconstruction Section 6: Joint Reconstruction Section 7: Nerve Reconstruction Section 8: Complex Post-traumatic Problems Section 9: Thumb Reconstruction Section 10: Tumors Section 11: Degenerative Conditions Section 12: Infection Section 13: Congenital Disorders Section 14: Common Clinical Conditions Section 15: Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries Section 16: Difficult Hand Problems Section 17: Appendices Section 18: Proformas

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789350905128
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9789350905128
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 9350905124

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