Treatment strategies for fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum have improved dramatically over the years. In this text, you'll find valuable information for successfully managing these conditions from an experienced master surgeon who shares his extensive knowledge of the field. The book uses hundreds of illustrations, plates, and legends to demonstrate important concepts and surgical procedures. The book leads you through the entire management process, beginning with the necessary anatomic background and then proceeding to diagnosis and surgery for a wide range of conditions. It's filled with valuable information on fracture types, proper instrumentation, imaging studies, complication avoidance, and more.Special features include: - Valuable advice from a renowned expert on treating fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum - Full coverage of the entire management process--anatomy, diagnosis, classification, decision making, and results - Each chapter begins with a helpful abstract providing a quick reference to essential information - Abundantly illustrated to depict the surgical techniques and enhance the learning process - Instructions on how to perform even the most complex procedures For all orthopedists who treat fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, this book is an essential professional resource. It is a remarkable graphic and pictorial atlas that belongs on the bookshelf of every specialist!
Part 1 Injuries of the Pelvis Principles of Anatomy Elementary Injuries Complex Injuries Treatment Clinical Series: Patients, Methods, and Abdominal Injuries Associated Thoracic and Abdominal Injuries Part 2 Fractures of the Acetabulum General Features and Principles of Anatomy Diagnosis and Classification Approaches and Methods of Reduction Fractures in the Vertical Plane Fractures in the Horizontal Plane Fractures in Several Planes Old Fractures Transitional Forms: Results and Complications