Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Foot and Ankle

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Foot and Ankle

by Harold Kitaoka
     
 

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Now in its Third Edition, Foot and Ankle, this popular volume in the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series combines the step-by-step procedural guidance that readers have come to trust with fully updated material and new expert contributors. How-to format helps readers face each surgical challenge with confidence. Abundant intraoperative

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Now in its Third Edition, Foot and Ankle, this popular volume in the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series combines the step-by-step procedural guidance that readers have come to trust with fully updated material and new expert contributors. How-to format helps readers face each surgical challenge with confidence. Abundant intraoperative color photos and precise line drawings reveal areas not visible to the surgeon during a procedure. The book’s reader-friendly style is a great time-saver when searching for essential facts. The Third Edition features thirteen new chapters, international perspectives from four new authors from outside the United States, and contributions from two additional expert podiatrists.

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Reviewer: Samuel J. Chmell, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This is the third edition of an advanced surgical technique treatise, with 48 chapters describing 80 of the most important operations related to trauma and reconstruction of the foot and ankle. The previous edition was published in 2002.
Purpose: As a volume in the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series, the purpose of this book is to provide direct and detailed access to techniques in foot and ankle surgery preferred by orthopedic surgeons who are recognized by their colleagues as masters.
Audience: The audience includes residents, fellows, and surgeons engaging in foot and ankle surgery.
Features: The book addresses the complexity of foot and ankle pathology with established and innovative solutions. Chapters are extensively illustrated with more than 340 expertly done drawings. Over 1,500 photographs detail the step-by-step operative techniques performed by 76 leading national and international foot and ankle surgeons. The book comes with access to the complete contents online.
Assessment: The foot and ankle subspecialty has changed remarkably since the second edition of this book 11 years ago, justifying this update. This book is essential for the academic orthopedic library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605476742
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/29/2013
Series:
Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Series
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
689,539
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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