Problems in Hand Surgery: Solutions to Recover Function
The intricate balance of the intrinsic and extrinsic soft tissue structure and bony scaffold of the hand, coupled with 31 articulating services in the hand and wrist, can lead to significant surgical challenges. Providing surgeons with technical pearls to overcome these challenges is the primary focus of Problems in Hand Surgery: Solutions to Recover Function by internationally renowned hand surgeons Michael W. Neumeister and Michael Sauerbier, and an impressive group of contributors.
Organized by 29 sections and 90 chapters, this comprehensive book focuses on secondary hand surgeries to optimize hand form and function in patients with challenging trauma- and disorder-related hand issues. Among the many topics addressed are problems associated with nonunion, malunion, dysvascular limbs, trauma-related degenerative changes, stiffness, tendon dysfunction, joint disruption, nerve injury, neuropathy, vasospasm, fractures, and osteoarthritis.
Unique approaches for stiff fingers, recurrent cubital tunnel and ulnar neuropathy, suboptimal bone healing/avascular necrosis in the hand and wrist, and more
High-quality videos provide insightful guidance on various surgical techniques
Over 1,100 color illustrations and preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative images help readers visualize the steps involved in each operative procedure
The extraordinary clinical tools in this step-by-step surgical resource will help orthopaedic surgery residents and experienced orthopaedic and plastic surgeons manage difficult cases and achieve optimal patient outcomes.