Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Volume 1

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Mosby, 1999 - Medical - 1635 pages
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The reference of choice in foot surgery has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in foot and ankle surgery. Under the expert editorial guidance of Drs. Coughlin and Mann, this two-volume text covers general considerations, the forefoot, neurologic disorders, arthritic conditions, postural disorders, miscellaneous disorders, sports medicine, pediatric, and trauma. Eight new contributors bring fresh insight to several major topics: conservative treatment of foot and ankle, congenital neurological disorders, flat foot in children and young adults, heel pain, infections of the foot, tumors and metabolic disorders of the foot, dermatology, congenital foot and ankle deformities, miscellaneous soft tissue injuries, fractures and fracture dislocations of the ankle, and fractures and dislocations of the foot.

Presents both conservative and surgical treatments with a clinically focused approach. Carefully details the precise methods for carrying out the preferred surgical approach, complemented by intricate line drawings. Discusses the biomechanics of the foot and ankle as well as principles of examination, imaging, conservative treatment, and peripheral anesthesia. Organized into nine sections - general considerations, the forefoot, neurologic conditions, arthritic conditions, postural disorders, miscellaneous conditions, sports medicine, pediatrics, and trauma. Clearly defines preoperative planning and postoperative management.

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