by Scott Sporer (Editor)
Curbside Consultation in Hip Arthroplasty: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between orthopedic surgical colleagues.
Dr. Scott Sporer has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with hip arthroplasty. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to hip arthroplasty with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of the hip.
Curbside Consultation in Hip Arthroplasty: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Practicing orthopedists, orthopedic residents, and non-physician personnel will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.
Some of the questions that are answered:
How do you treat a young patient with severe hip arthritis? When should they be indicated for surgery? What type of components should I use?
What should I do when I suspect a patient has an infected hip? When do I need to remove his/her prosthesis?
How do I treat a fracture of the femur when it occurs with surgery? Several years post-surgery?
What should I tell a patient that has persistent pain following a hip replacement and how should they be evaluated?
How can I determine the severity of acetabular and femoral bone loss? What should I do to reconstruct the deficient bone?
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