Every orthopedic surgeon faces complications in the management of fractures. Drs. Michael T. Archdeacon, Jeffrey O. Anglen, Robert F. Ostrum, and Dolfi Herscovici, Jr. have created Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications, a comprehensive reference dedicated entirely to the prevention and management of fracture complications.
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications is arranged on an anatomic basis with contributions from more than 45 orthopedic surgeons. Each contributor is considered an expert on the topic covered in their respective sections of the book.
Some Chapters Include:
- The etiological factors for each complication
- Strategies for preventing the complication
- Surgical techniques
- Reduction and implant selection
- Strategies required to successfully manage the complication
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications also includes more than 300 images and more than 45 tables.
Prevention and Management of Common Fracture Complications offers a single and complete resource to readily answer all fracture complication questions and is ideal for orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic residents, and medical students interested in orthopedic surgery.
About the Author
Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE, is Professor and Vice-Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Archdeacon is currently the Division Director for Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and the Immediate Past Chief of Staff at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has more than 10 years of experience managing complex fractures as well as the complications associated with these injuries.
Jeffrey O. Anglen, MD, FACS, is Professor of Orthopaedics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a former President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, and Deputy Editor for Trauma of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been dealing with the complications of fracture care (his own as well as others) since completing his fellowship in 1991, and probably before.
Robert F. Ostrum, MD, is the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Cooper University Hospital and a Professor of Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has been working in level I trauma centers for 25 years, treating fracture and trauma patients and managing their associated complications.
Dolfi Herscovici Jr, DO, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedics at the University of South Florida. He has more than 20 years of experience managing complex trauma, especially injuries and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He is currently in practice at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida.