Management of Limb-Length Discrepancy

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Tackle the complex and challenging problem of limb-length discrepancy head-on Gain in-depth knowledge of the etiology, its effects on function and gait, clinical and radiologic assessment, as well as the many forms of medical and surgical treatment options. You'll also learn about lengthening in specific conditions, such as congenital deficiencies, upper limb, short stature, soft-tissue contractures, and in adults. This unique publication, made up of 22 comprehensive chapters, will prove a valuable resource for orthopaedic surgeons, pediatricians, primary care physicians and allied health professionals alike. Recognized leaders in the field provide cutting-edge knowledge including the newest surgical techniques using both external and internal fixation. Highlights include chapters on infection, tumors, gradual lengthening by distraction osteogenesis, and bone transport in cases of segmental bone loss secondary to trauma. The Monograph Series draws on current literature to support diagnosis, initial treatment, and management decision making for specific orthopaedic conditions.

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Series Title: Monograph Series (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
Number of Pages: 205
Original Languages: English
Author: McCarthy, James J. ,  Hamdy, Reggie C. ,  Birch, John G., M.d.
Publication Date: April, 2011
Publisher: Amer Academy of Orthopaedic
ISBN-13: 9780892037469
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.75 x 9.75 x 0.50 IN
ISBN-10: 0892037466
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