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Fractures of the Calcaneus
Editor: Mandeep S Dhillon MBBS MS (Ortho) FAMS FRCS (Eng)

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Publish Year2024
Size8.25" x 10.5"
cover TypeHard Back
FormatFour Color
Quick Overview
The 2nd edition of the book, Fractures of the Calcaneus, is an evolved book, focused on orthopedic surgeons who deal with cases of foot trauma. The calcaneus is one of the most common bone fractures seen, and the treatment practices in most of the countries are still evolving, with many surgeons being unaware of the newer techniques of management, the modern diagnostic modalities and the complications that can ensue. In one comprehensive text, the book comprises all available methods of fracture and complication management, with the best minds in the field giving insights about what is state-of-the-art today. This book offers an overview of all types of calcaneal fracture, with clearly defined diagnostic methods and modern management options; this edition has many new chapters keeping in mind the knowledge updates after the 1st quarter of the 21st century comes to an end. The principles are outlined, emergency and complication management methods are clearly defined, and the illustrations range from highly informative drawings, tables, algorithms, photographs, radiographs, and even some videos that are linked online. The format is simple and self-explanatory, and focuses on the needs of both the average orthopedic surgeon and the specialist foot consultant. Experts in the field discuss the best way to diagnose and initially stabilize calcaneal fractures, the recommended imaging studies, a variety of operative and nonoperative management protocols and present evidence-based treatment guidelines. The contributors to this book hail from all over the world and represent the current thinking of surgeons, thus offering the reader the best of the world scenarios. Specialized techniques have been clearly described, and complication management is well- explained, along with rehabilitation aspects well as outcome evaluation methodology.
Key Features
  • The structure of this book was designed for surgeons at all levels of training and experience.
  • Includes chapters on primary arthrodesis, minimally invasive surgery, malunion corrections and role of arthroscopy which were meant for the specialist.
  • Percutaneous reduction and fixation have been rewritten.
  • peripheral fractures have been given the specific focus.
  • Two unique chapters on calcaneus fractures in children and stress fractures have been added.
  • New chapters on interlocking nailing for calcaneus fractures and arthroscopic management of complications have been added.
Target Audience
Orthopedics Surgeons and Trainees
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