Author: Schwarzkopf Ran
This unique technique book about total hip arthroplasty covers all aspects of surgical reconstruction of the hip in adults. This comprehensive text focuses on primary, complex and conversion total hip arthroplasty. This text is not meant to be just a reference and didactic text. The book is intended to be used as a clinical and surgical guide with step-by-step explanations of the various procedures and conditions. It is a reference to be used while planning and preparing for both routine and less common surgical cases. The book contains 18 chapters that are organized in a way that allows quick and easy access while preparing for a difficult and challenging case. The emphasis of the text is on technique and may fall short on the amount of references cited, but each chapter is accompanied by many images, radiographs and illustrations that help highlight the important points and skills demonstrated. The authors of the various chapters were invited to contribute their knowledge and expertise in the field of hip arthroplasty. The authors were selected based on their interest and skill related to the specific surgical technique illustrated in their respective chapters. Each chapter includes a thorough background of the specific technique as well as indications, contraindications, possible pitfalls and complications, and treatment options including both nonsurgical and surgical options. A step-by-step surgical technique is included in each chapter detailing and explaining the procedure in depth. This book is useful for hip arthroplasty surgeons.
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