Description

The book covers the etiopathology of the disease including the research studies done on the different conditions associated with osteonecrosis. It will discuss in detail the various diagnostic tools including X-rays, CT scan, MRI and bone scan. Classification and staging are described at length with reference to importance in planning the treatment and correlation to prognosis. Various mimics of osteonecrosis are covered in the differential diagnosis. Association of sickle cell disease with osteonecrosis is covered in great details. Numerous illustrations have been included to ensure easy understanding of the disease. Surgical procedures are described with attention to details to ensure maximum benefit to the reader. The book attempts to cover the entire spectrum of osteonecrosis with special emphasis on femoral head necrosis, this being the most common bone being affected.


Key Features:-

  • Covers the etiopathology of the disease including research studies done on the different conditions
  • Discuss the various diagnostic tools including X-rays, CT scan, MRI and bone scan.
  • Describe the classification and staging at length with reference to importance in planning the treat
  • Includes the various mimics of osteonecrosis in the differential diagnosis.
  • Covers the entire spectrum of osteonecrosis with special emphasis on femoral head necrosis.
  • Serve as a concise and unique reference guide to orthopedic surgeons worldwide.

More Details about Osteonecrosis

General Information  
Author(s)Sudhir Babhulkar
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
ISBN9789350904077
Pages266
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2013