More Details about An Operative Manual of Proximal Femoral Fractures (Includes Interactive DVD-ROM)

General Information  
Author(s)Dhananjay Gupta and Sumit Banerjee
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Publish YearDecember 2015


Chapters on Operative Techniques in difficult and rare fractures such as femoral head fractures and subtrochanteric fractures will be beneficial for young surgeons. The role of hip replacement in femoral neck fracture which will help readers to decide best replacement modality for their elderly patients. Chapter on Prosthetic Replacement in Comminuted Intertrochanteric Fractures will make orthopedic surgeons to keep this option in back of their minds as very elderly patients can be rapidly mobilized following replacement, decreasing morbidity and mortality associated with these fractures. Chapters on Periprosthetic Fractures and Pathological Fractures make the book complete as these are not only most difficult of the lot but also increasing in day-to-day practice.

Key Features
• This book is a guide to the diagnosis and management of proximal femoral fractures for orthopaedic trainees. 

• Divided into five sections, each part discusses fractures in a different part of the femur, providing an overview of the fracture, followed by step-by-step surgical procedures with tips and pearls. 

• Difficult and rare fractures are covered, and the final section examines fractures in children, periprosthetic fractures, and pathological fractures. 

• Includes the intertrochanteric fracture treatment with skeletal traction is suspended T-splints on Balkan beams, with serial X-rays. 

• Enlightens the journey from fixed angle devices to dynamic hip screw (DHS), proximal femoral nail (PFN), proximal femoral locking plates (PFLPs) and challenging arthroplasties. 

• More than 200 images enhance learning. 

• Helpful for the residents and young orthopedics surgeons in improving their knowledge of surgical practice.