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The Basic Principles of External Skeletal Fixation Using the Ilizarov and Other Devices

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Leonid Solomin, editor. (2nd ed.) --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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When it was developed, the Ilizarov device represented a revolutionary advance that made it possible to correct previously untreatable conditions through the stimulation of bone growth based on the principle of distraction osteogenesis. The device subsequently gained popularity among surgeons throughout the world since it can be used for the treatment of fractures that have failed to heal satisfactorily and for deformity correction. The technique is, however, complex and requires specialist kno…
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Solomin, Leonid
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Leonid Solomin, editor
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2nd ed.
Former Title
Basic Principles of External Fixation Using the Ilizarov Device
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxx, 1593 p. 1457 ill., 800 ill. in color)
ISBN
9788847026193
Subjects (MeSH)
External Fixators
Fracture Fixation - methods
Fractures, bone - surgery
Ilizarov Technique
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Orthopedics
Orthopedic surgery
Rehabilitation
Endoscopic surgery
Trauma
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Former title: The Basic Principles of External Fixation Using the Ilizarov Device.
Abstract
When it was developed, the Ilizarov device represented a revolutionary advance that made it possible to correct previously untreatable conditions through the stimulation of bone growth based on the principle of distraction osteogenesis. The device subsequently gained popularity among surgeons throughout the world since it can be used for the treatment of fractures that have failed to heal satisfactorily and for deformity correction. The technique is, however, complex and requires specialist knowledge if it is to be applied optimally.This is the second edition of a well-received book that focuses primarily on external fixation using the Ilizarov device but also considers other devices employed for the purpose. The opening chapters include discussion of biomechanical principles, use of a system of coordinates to allow safer insertion of K-wires and half pins, preoperative preparation, and principles of frame construction. External fixation of a variety of fractures in different pathologic settings is then clearly explained in a series of detailed chapters with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Numerous case reports are included to illustrate the results of different treatment methods. In addition, principles of postoperative management are described and advice is provided on correction of errors and treatment of complications. Since the first edition the text has been thoroughly updated, with inclusion of contributions from leading world experts. This volume will serve as an indispensable manual both for trainee orthopedic surgeons embarking on a steep learning curve and for more experienced surgeons requiring advice and guidance in demanding cases.
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Biomaterials in Hand Surgery

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edited by Antonio Merolli, Thomas J. Joyce. --Milan: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Merolli, Antonio
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Joyce, Thomas J
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edited by Antonio Merolli, Thomas J. Joyce
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9788847011953
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement - methods
Biocompatible Materials
Hand Joints - surgery
Joint Prosthesis
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Biomaterials
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Severe Injuries to the Limbs : Staged Treatment

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by Alexander Lerner, Daniel Reis, Michael Soudry. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag , c2007.
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Lerner, Alexander
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Reis, Daniel
Soudry, Michael
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by Alexander Lerner, Daniel Reis, Michael Soudry
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2007
ISBN
9783540705994
Subjects (MeSH)
Extremities - injuries
Extremities - surgery
Fracture Fixation - methods
Wounds, Penetrating - surgery
External Fixators
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Trauma
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e-Book
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