Arthroplasty in hand surgery

FEESH Instructional Course Book 2020

Recent research suggests the lifetime risk of hand arthritis may be greater than 40%. 

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Auteur(s) Stephan Schindele, Grey Giddins, Philippe Bellemere
Éditeur THIEME
Date 31/08/2021
Pages 330
Taille 21 x 27
Type Relié
ISBN 9783132431744

Description détaillée : Arthroplasty in hand surgery

Concurrently, advances in small joint arthroplasty have greatly improved treatment and outcomes in patients with trauma, arthritis, stiffness, and instability of joints in the hand and wrist.

Arthroplasty in Hand Surgery: FESSH Instructional Course Book 2020 provides in-depth coverage of the surgical reconstruction or replacement of these joints.

Edited by renowned hand surgeons Stephan Schindele, Grey Giddins, and Philippe Bellemère, this unique resource features contributions from an international who's who of experts.

What is the content of "Arthroplasty in Hand Surgery - FEESH Instructional Course Book 2020" ?

Organized in five sections and 35 chapters, the generously illustrated book encompasses a full spectrum of state-of-the-art arthroscopy techniques.

Section one starts with discussions of the anatomy, biomechanics, and mode of action of the finger and thumb joints and concludes with an intriguing history of hand arthroplasty.

Sections two through five cover the latest arthroplasty procedures to treat impaired joints of the fingers including proximal interphalangeal and distal interphalangeal, thumb, wrist, and distal radioulnar, respectively.

These chapters include an introduction, indication and contraindication, author pearls and results, published outcomes, postsurgical care, and a wealth of photos.

What are the Key Features of the book ?

  • Insightful data from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register from 1994 to 2018, including procedural statistics (e.g., demographics and survival rates), revision risk factors, and more
  • In-depth technical discussion of materials used in arthroplasty, including inherent characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Consistent, reader-friendly section layout starts with a systematic review, followed by succinct and uniformly organized procedure-specific chapters

This highly practical resource is ideal for the classroom, symposiums, and review of procedural details prior to performing hand surgery. As such, it is essential reading for trainee and practicing orthopaedic surgeons and hand specialists.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

Who is the authors of "Arthroplasty in Hand Surgery - FEESH Instructional Course Book 2020" ?

Stephan Schindele : Chirurgien Orthopédiste, Chirurgie de la Main, Schulthess Klinik - Chirurgie Hand, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Suisse

Grey Giddins is a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in elbow, wrist and hand problems and nerve injuries, BMI Bath Clinic, UK

Philippe Bellemère : Chirurgien orthopédiste et traumatologue. Chirurgien de la main. Institut de la Main, Nantes Atlantique.

Sommaire : Arthroplasty in hand surgery

Auteur(s): Arthroplasty in hand surgery

Grey Giddins
Philippe Bellemere
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