Pediatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

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Saunders, 1999 - Medical - 397 pages
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Presenting a comprehensive surgical guide that serves as an excellent learning resource or review of pediatric foot and ankle surgery. Expert contributors cover a range of topics, including cavus foot, juvenile hav abducto valgus, cleft foot, psychology of the child, and much more. Each chapter presents the deformity or condition with the aid of clinical photographs and radiographs, discusses the treatment options and then reviews the surgical procedure using clear line drawings.
  • Considers both conservative and surgical approaches to correct pediatric foot and ankle deformities, including Flatfoot Surgery, Equinus Surgery, and Metadductus Surgery.
  • Pitfalls are addressed and tips to simplify the procedures are given.
  • Offers multiple treatment options for each problem to enable the reader to select the best approach for each patient.
  • Features 636 line drawings and photographs which illustrate every aspect of the process, from clinical presentation through step-by-step surgical techniques.
  • Provides easy-to-access guidance on pediatric drug dosing.
  • Easily-accessible algorithms in the appendix help the reader to formulate a treatment plan.

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