When treated early and without complications, patients with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) can look forward to good hip function well into adulthood. Now you can be ready to identify and manage this challenging disorder. This latest edition of the Monograph Series examines: Early diagnosis: Learn how to recognize symptoms, use appropriate imaging techniques, and interpret clinical and radiographic findings. Advances in treatment: Benefit from the latest understanding of the anatomic factors associated with SCFE, including the intraosseous blood supply to the femoral head. Complications: Learn how careful radiographic and surgical technique can ensure precise screw placement, preventing osteonecrosis, chondrolysis, and pathologic fractures. Patient education: Extensive bibliographies and analysis provide information to give to your patients and their families regarding long-term hip function, risks of osteoarthritis, and possible need for future salvage procedures. New final analysis: In this concluding chapter, Dr. Morrissy comments on important topics and provides you with a framework for decision-making. Important concepts and procedures are generously illustrated throughout this new monograph. Sections include: Pathoanatomy of the hip State-of-the-art pinning techniques Postoperative management
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Descripción Amer Academy of Orthopaedic, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0892032863