AO Manual of Fracture Management: Elbow & Forearm: Elbow & Forearm
Edited by the premier surgeon on problems of the upper extremity, Elbow and Forearm is a concise yet comprehensive step-by-step guide to managing a wide range of fracture patterns, both simple and complex. All content is based on actual clinical cases featuring numerous highly instructive radiographs, color photos and illustrations. Distinguished by its accessible, easy-to-read format, this book skillfully covers in detail everything from functional anatomy, indications, fracture patterns and surgical exposures to contemporary implants and postoperative management. Handy as a rapid reference for trauma surgeons, hand and upper limb surgeons and residents in training, this book offers solid support in decision-making and puts information on reliable and tested techniques instantly at the surgeons fingertips.
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3.5 mm cortex according to anatomy anconeus AP and lateral AP view articular fracture articular fragments articular surface bone graft C-arm cancellous bone carpi radialis carpi ulnaris cephalosporin column comminution complex compression cortex screws diaphyseal distal radioulnar joint dorsal drill elbow exposure extensor carpi fixation cont forearm rotation fracture pattern function healing Implant removal Implant implants can vary incision injury inserted intact interfragmentary internal fixation intraarticular Intraoperative Jesse B Jupiter K-wires lag screw lateral x-rays LC-DCP locking head screws low-molecular weight heparin medial epicondyle metaphyseal mobilization months postoperatively muscle nonunion olecranon osteotomy Orthop osteotomy patient is placed Patient preparation Pearls Pitfalls positioning Antibiotics posterior Precontoured Preoperative planning Equipment preparation and positioning pronation prophylaxis prosthesis proximal ulna radial head radial nerve radial shaft radius reconstruction plate Reduction and fixation removal Implant removal simple fracture skin soft-tissue splint stability supine position suture tissue tourniquet triceps trochlea ulnar nerve vary according x-rays