This comprehensive reference text and atlas is a detailed step-by-step guide to surgical treatment of arthritis of the hand and wrist. The book begins with reviews of the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and general clinical considerations in rheumatoid surgery. Subsequent chapters focus on specific joints, limited wrist arthrodesis and arthroplasty, and total wrist arthrodesis and arthoplasty. Chapters follow a standard format--historical perspective, indications/contraindications, preoperative ...

Surgery of the Arthritic Hand and Wrist 2001, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780781718219