This concise and superbly illustrated surgical manual provides step-by-step instruction on how to effectively manage acute and chronic bone and joint infections. The book opens with a discussion of the pathophysiology and classification of this challenging disease. Leading clinicians discuss diagnostic procedures, including imaging and nuclear medicine techniques, and cover different methods of antibiotic therapy. The book then guides readers through a range of techniques for the surgical treatment of osteomyelitis, plastic and reconstructive techniques for primary treatment and prevention of infections, procedures for managing infected prostheses, and arthrodeses for infected joints.

Key Features:-

  • Practical notes, tips, tricks, and pitfalls highlighted in color-coded boxes
  • Numerous case studies offering treatment examples for daily practice
  • To-the-point descriptions and clear presentation of complex material
  • More than 500 high-quality radiographic images, full-color illustrations, and photos demonstrating t

More Details about Septic Bone and Joint Surgery 1st Edition

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2010