This handbook is a comprehensive guide to foot and ankle surgery. Beginning with an extensive section on general considerations, covering not only diagnosis, referral and the operating room, topics also include non-surgical aspects such as office management, administration, research and working with residents and fellows.
The following sections are divided by region of the foot, with each discussing in depth, the diagnosis and management of various abnormalities and disorders.
Written by an extensive, internationally recognised author and editor team from throughout the USA, this invaluable manual includes more than 500 full colour clinical photographs and illustrations.
Comprehensive guide to foot and ankle surgery
Covers all sections of the foot and associated disorders
Includes non-surgical considerations
Extensive US author and editor team
John S Gould MD Professor of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Section Head, Foot and Ankle Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Section 1: General Considerations General Workup of the Foot and Ankle Patient Making the Diagnosis and the Discussion of Management with the Patient Dealing with Referring Physicians When to Refer a Patient? When and How to Discharge a Patient from Your Practice? The Operating Room The Follow-up Clinic Managing Complications Working with Residents and Fellows Administration and Organization of the Subspecialty Office Clinical and Basic Research Section 2: Forefoot Problems Bunions (Hallux Valgus) Hallux Rigidus and Arthritis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Second Hammer Toe and Cross-over Toe Other Lesser Toe Problems Great Toe Sesamoid Problems Section 3: Midfoot Problems Tarsometatarsal and Midtarsal Joint Arthritis Fourth and Fifth Tarsometatarsal Arthritis Stress Fractures of the Tarsal Navicular Avascular Necrosis of the Tarsal Navicular Section 4: Hindfoot Problems Heel Pain Syndrome and Plantar Fasciitis Subtalar and Transverse Tarsal Arthritis Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Flexible Flat Foot in Children and Adolescents Rigid Flat Foot in Children and Adolescents Cavus Foot in Adolescents and Adults Subtalar Arthroscopy, Hindfoot Endoscopy and Tendoscopy Section 5: Ankle Problems Lateral Instability of the Ankle Medial Instability of the Ankle Ankle Arthroscopy Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Talus Ruptures of the Tendo-Achilles Haglund Deformity, Retrocalcaneal Bursitis and "Pump Bumps" Insertional Tendinosis of the Tendo-Achilles Noninsertional Tendinosis and Paratendinitis of the Tendo-Achilles Peroneal Tendon Pathology Anterior Tibial Ruptures Arthritis of the Ankle Including Adjacent and Pantalar Arthritis Arthrodesis of the Ankle Total Ankle Arthroplasty Including Combinations with Osteotomies and Arthrodesis of Surrounding Bones and Joints Combined Ankle and Subtalar Arthrodesis (Pantalar), Ankle and Triple Combined Arthrodesis Section 6: Nerve Problems of the Foot and Ankle Nerve Problems of the Foot and Ankle Neuromas-Acute and Chronic or Recurrent Entrapment Syndromes Section 7: Neuromuscular Problems Cerebral Palsy Acquired Brain Injury Muscular Dystrophy Section 8: The Rheumatoid Foot Rheumatoid Pathology Section 9: The Diabetic Foot The Neuropathic Foot Section 10: Special Fracture Problems of the Foot and Ankle Pilon Fractures Unstable Ankle Fractures Talus Fractures Calcaneus Fractures Subtalar Dislocations Fifth Metatarsal Fractures