Books and e-books

Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis, Third Edition

Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Reto Babst, Chang-Wug Oh

Publication date: January 2023

ISBN: 9783132454255

A practical hands-on manual for surgeons of all levels, the Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis, Third Edition (MIPO3) is a crucial guide to managing fractures using the minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis technique. Expanding on the fundamentals set by the previous editions, MIPO3 presents significant value to surgeons, boosting excellent fracture healing and functional outcomes, while reducing complications.

The minimally invasive surgical techniques are described in a systematic, case-based format including fractures of the upper and lower extremities and pelvic/acetabular injuries. This third edition offers step-by-step coverage on managing a broad spectrum of injuries from acute fractures to nonunion/malunion. While a single case can be handled through different methods, MIPO3 relays essential guidelines and indications for using minimally invasive procedures.

Learning from Failures in Orthopedic Trauma—Key Points for Success

Miquel Videla Cés, J Miquel Sales Pérez, Joan Girós Torres, Roberto Rivero Sosa

Publication Date: January 2020

ISBN: 9783132434561

This book is the first of its kind in English to explore mistakes in surgery, a highly relevant topic which was simply not talked about six decades ago. Learning From Failures in Orthopedic Trauma is a valuable resource that helps surgeons improve their understanding and prevention of failures in osteosynthesis. Offering more than 70 cases, this book analyzes failures in different anatomical regions and offers tips on how to successfully prevent such mistakes by recognizing, understanding, and correcting them. This valuable publication encourages the surgeon community to openly discuss failures among peers and bring those insights into their daily practices.

Manual of Fracture Management—Foot and Ankle

Stefan Rammelt, Michael Swords, Mandeep S Dhillon, Andrew K Sands

Publication Date: January 2020

ISBN Print Book: 978‐3‐13‐243458‐5

ISBN E‐Book: 978‐3‐13‐243459‐2

This highly valuable book, Manual of Fracture Management—Foot and Ankle examines the techniques and procedures for the management of fractures and dislocations of the foot and ankle. Through a carefully selected collection of 59 cases covering a comprehensive range of foot and ankle surgeries, this book fulfills the need for a practical, hands-on manual for surgeons. It is ideal for general trauma and orthopedic surgeons, as well as foot and ankle specialists of all levels.

Manual of Fracture Management—Wrist

Jesse B Jupiter, Douglas A Campbell Fiesky Nunez

Publication Date: May 2019

ISBN: 9783132428416

As with the recently published Manual of Fracture Management—Hand, this publication comprises two major sections: an indepth outline of the major surgical approaches and principles used in wrist surgery, and a detailed description of common to complicated treatment procedures using clinical images from real patient cases. The reader might already have an understanding of the principles of bone healing and basic orthopedic surgery, however, the use of real cases for enhanced illustration adds an immediate and interesting touch to learning and is used to show the recommended procedure and when providing an alternative perspective.

Osteoporotic Fracture Care—Medical and Surgical Management

Michael Blauth, Stephen L Kates, Joseph A Nicholas

Publication Date: September 2018

ISBN: 9783132427518

With an increase in the longevity of the global population, care of the functional, cognitive, and physical health of older adults is essential. There has been a dramatic demographic shift toward a growing aging population and an increase in osteoporotic fractures that has occurred over the last few decades. Osteoporotic Fracture Care is the first book of its kind to offer a well-rounded and comprehensive resource on fragility fractures and orthogeriatric care designed to help new and experienced surgeons, geriatricians, physicians, and care personnel to better work together and develop interprofessional and interdisciplinary systems so as to treat patients more effectively.

AO Principles of Fracture Management

Richard E Buckley, Christopher G Moran, Theerachai Apivatthakakul

Publication Date: January 2018, 3rd Edition
ISBN: 9783132423091

The AO Principles of Fracture Management has served generations of surgeons as the source of knowledge and reference in the field of orthopedic trauma. The fundamental principles have not changed in 60 years, but biological and clinical knowledge, as well as technological advancements have extended new possibilities in surgical treatment and allow new ways of applying the AO principles. This new third edition, with more than 2100 high-quality illustrations and 250 videos has been expanded to discuss new techniques and technology, addressing the pressing challenges that face orthopedic surgeons today.

Principles of Orthopedic Infection Management

Stephen L Kates, Olivier Borens

Publication Date: January 2017, 1st Edition

ISBN: 9783132410756

The medical world continues to make extraordinary advances in both scientific knowledge and surgical skill, yet despite these achievements, surgeons continue to struggle with the challenge of postoperative infection. Without proper prevention or treatment, orthopedic infection can become just as life-threatening as the initial trauma. This highly informative clinical go-to text provides the core principles, treatment options, and the latest information and research specifically for the purpose of helping physicians manage orthopedic infections and related issues.

Manual of Fracture Management—Hand

Jesse B Jupiter, Fiesky Nuñez, Renato Fricker

Publication Date: December 2015, 1st Edition

ISBN: 978-3-13-221581-8

The Manual of Fracture Management—Hand is a principally case-based publication that introduces new technologies and methods to new and experienced hand surgeons. It features detailed case descriptions and recommended treatment options for a wide variety of fracture and injury types, and contains more than 2250 high-quality illustrations and clinical images and an online video library of surgery approaches and clinical demonstrations.

Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum—Principles and Methods of Management

Marvin Tile, David L Helfet, James F Kellam, Mark Vrahas

Publication Date: March 2015, 4th Edition

ISBN: 9783132006317

With the collaboration of more than 80 leading international surgeons, and with hundreds of case images and illustrations, the fourth edition of this well-known and highly regarded book (now a two-volume set) explores decision making, treatment options, and the acute management of pelvic and acetabular fracture patients. Includes in-depth video presentations of surgical approaches and reduction techniques.

Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages—Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection

Klaus Dresing, Peter Trafton

Publication Date: December 2014, 1st Edition

ISBN: 9783131753410

Following demand for a comprehensive AO reference on casting and nonoperative treatment, AO Trauma presents Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages—Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection. This publication examines the principles, methods, and techniques for applying a modern plaster or synthetic cast for the treatment of fractures, ligament, nerve, and soft-tissue injuries, overload injuries, and infections. Includes access to 55 cast and splint demonstrations on high quality online video.

Periprosthetic Fracture Management

Michael Schütz, Carsten Perka

Publication Date: January 2014, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131715111

Bringing together the latest global knowledge on periprosthetic fractures, the Periprosthetic Fracture Management book includes all relevant anatomical regions, surgical pitfalls, complex cases, and introduces the new Unified Classification System on periprosthetic fractures. Carefully selected case studies illustrate and describe individual solutions for often problematic fracture situations.

Manual of Soft-Tissue Management

David A Volgas, Yves Harder

Publication Date: January 2012, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131663719

This book is an essential outline of soft tissue injury illustrating state-of-the-art soft tissue handling. To address these issues comprehensively orthopedic and trauma surgeons must acquire a certain level of interdisciplinary understanding featured and demonstrated in this publication.

Concepts and Cases in Nonunion Treatment

René K Marti, Peter Kloen

Publication Date: June 2011, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131658517

More than 130 case descriptions are included in the unique cases section. The core of this collection represents 40 years of René Marti’s personal experience in nonunion treatment, demonstrating the principle of “Technique over Technology”.

Techniques and Principles for the Operating Room

Matthew Porteous, Susanne Bäuerle

Publication Date: June 2010, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131510815

This textbook is a valuable tool for the operating room personnel and for residents starting their careers in orthopaedic trauma care. The book is divided into three sections: (1) covers the different aspects of operating room management for ORP; (2) features the AO Principles of fracture management; and (3) provides a detailed guide to performing certain common procedures with an emphasis on the use of the surgical instruments.

Handbook Statistics and Data Management

Dirk Stengel, Mohit Bhandari, Beate Hanson

Publication Date: December 2009, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131528810

Applying new technologies, presenting your experience, and, of course, thinking of your current practice in the light of new evidence, needs some understanding of clinical research methodology. This pocket-sized reference book provide the essentials for clinicians at a glance.

Handbook Orthopedic Trauma Care

Piet de Boer, Steven J Morgan, Christian van der Werken

Publication Date: November 2009, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131468710

The AO Handbook of Orthopedic Trauma Care is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals in charge of the immediate management of patients suffering from trauma. This reference book is designed to provide them with the vital information needed for the immediate assessment and management of these patients in a concise and easily understandable structure.

Manual of Fracture Management—Elbow and Forearm

Jesse B Jupiter, Diego L Fernandez, David C Ring

Publication Date: May 2009, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131492715

This book provides a comprehensive approach to the indications, fracture patterns, surgical exposures, contemporary implants, and postoperative management of elbow and forearm fractures.

Musculoskeletal Outcomes Measures and Instruments

Michael Suk, Beate P Hanson, Daniel C Norvell, David L Helfet

Publication Date: March 2009, 2nd Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131410627

The purpose of this handbook is to provide the clinician or researcher with a user-friendly display of the most common disease-specific musculoskeletal outcomes instruments, all in one quick-reference location and assessed on validity and reliability.

Osteotomies around the Knee

Philipp Lobenhoffer, Ronald J van Heerwaarden, Alex E Staubli, Roland P Jakob, Mellany Galla, Jens D Agneskirchner

Publication Date: November 2008, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131475312

This publication offers a comprehensive overview of the present knowledge on indications and techniques for osteotomies around the knee including recent experimental and clinical results and new developments in surgical techniques and implants.

Osteotomies for Posttraumatic Deformities

René K Marti, Ronald J van Heerwaarden

Publication Date: May 2008, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9783131486714

An international group of renowned surgeons present an outstanding hands-on approach to perform correction osteotomies in posttraumatic deformities throughout the body from the clavicle down to the foot.

Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in Children

Hans-Georg Dietz, Peter P Schmittenbecher, Theddy Slongo, Kaye E Wilkins

Publication Date: July 2006 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9781588904850

ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9783131433312

This book offers an up-to-date overview of all the possible treatment options with Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in children. The material presented is based on the experience gained by the authors with this method, in some cases, over a period of more than 20 years.

Manual of Fracture Management—Internal Fixators

Michael Wagner, Robert Frigg

Publication Date: June 2006, 1st Edition

ISBN (Americas): 9781588904867

ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9783131435514

This book is the first comprehensive textbook that explains the surrent state of the use of internal fixator principles using locking compression plates.