Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies 5th edition

Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles

"Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies:  Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles,  Fifth Edition" , remains the definitive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management...

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Pages 1024
Taille 21 x 27
Type Broché
ISBN 9781975184452

Description détaillée : Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies 5th edition

Now in one convenient volume, Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles, Fifth Edition, remains the definitive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management of acquired and congenital limb loss.


What is the content of "Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies 5th edition" ?

Developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and edited by Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD, FRCS(C), Michael S. Pinzur, MD, FAAOS, COL Benjamin K. Potter, MD, FAAOS, FACS, and Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO, FAAOP, it discusses the most recent advances and future developments in prosthetic technology with in-depth treatment and management recommendations for adult and pediatric conditions.

With coverage of every aspect of this complex field from recognized experts in amputation surgery, rehabilitation, and prosthetics, it is an invaluable resource for surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, physiatrists, therapists, and all others with an interest in this field.

  • Offers important content updates throughout, with 12new chapters covering:
    • General Rehabilitation Principles and Strategies for the Upper Limb Amputee
    • General Rehabilitation Principles and Strategies for the Lower Limb Amputee
    • Advanced Nerve Management Techniques for Treatment and Prevention of Pain
    • Congenital Limb Deficiencies
    • Scientific, Technologic, Surgical, and Prosthetic Advances in Pediatric Limb Deficiency
    • Gait Analysis in the Limb-Deficient Child
    • Psychologic, Social, and Socioeconomic Aspects of Limb Deficiencies
    • Role of Limb Lengthening in the Pediatric Amputee
    • Traumatic Amputations of the Lower Extremity in Children and Adolescents
    • Syme, Boyd, and Transtibial Amputation in Children: Surgical and Prosthetic Management
    • Terminal Bone Overgrowth
    • Athletic and Sports Programs for Limb-Deficient Children
    • Features more than 1,500 illustrations, photographs, and images that provide insights into the wide variety of current high-tech surgical techniques and prosthetic solutions
    • Provides decision support for amputation versus limb salvage, including treatment, management, and alternatives for all levels of limb loss
    • Brings you and your treatment team up to date with the latest research and considerations regarding these significant surgical procedures and surrounding treatments
    • Covers every aspect of the field: General Topics, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Management Issues, and Pediatrics—in one easy-to-reference volume

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Who are the authors of "Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies 5th edition" ?

Dr. Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Portland, OR. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery. Dr. Krajbich is affiliated with Shriners Hospitals For Children Portland, OR, USA.

Michael Pinzur : Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA. He is an Orthopedics specialist and a Podiatric Surgeon in Maywood, Illinois. Pinzur has been practicing medicine for over 49 years and is highly rated in 3 conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Clubfoot, Tendinitis, Osteoarthritis, Foot Drop, and Bone Graft. Pinzur is currently accepting new patients. His clinical research consists of co-authoring 149 peer reviewed articles and participating in 1 clinical trial in the past 15 years.

Dr. Benjamin K. Potter is an orthopedist in Fairfax, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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