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Essential Biomechanics for Orthopedic Trauma

A Case-Based Guide

Editors: Crist, Brett D., Borrelli, Joseph, Harvey, Edward J. (Eds.)

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  • Presents essential biomechanical principles and applications for injury prevention and fracture healing and fixation in a case-based format
  • Discusses biomechanical principles of external fixators, tension band wire, intramedullary nails, and both conventional and locking plates and screws
  • An excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists and trauma surgeons and students
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Biomechanics is often overlooked when dealing with orthopedic injuries, whether regarding prevention or treatment, and practicing surgeons and surgeons-in-training may feel overwhelmed when referring to a book with a more complicated basic science approach. In order to make the subject clinically relevant to orthopedic trauma surgery, this unique text presents numerous clinical case examples to demonstrate clearly and effectively the principles biomechanics of injury, fixation and fracture healing. 

Divided into five sections, the opening chapters cover the essentials of stress and strain relevant to bone and joints and how this relates to fractures and their healing, complete with illustrative case material. This case-based approach is carried throughout the book, with part two discussing biomechanical principles of external fixation for diaphyseal and periarticular fractures, limb lengthening and deformity correction. Tension band wiring for both olecranon and patella fractures are covered in part three, and both locking and nonlocking plates are illustrated in part four. The final section describes biomechanical principles of intramedullary nails for a variety of fractures and nonunions, as well as arthrodesis and lengthening. Generous radiological images and intraoperative photos provide a helpful visual enhancement for the clinical material. 

Making the sometimes esoteric topic of biomechanics more clinically relevant to the practicing clinician, Essential Biomechanics for Orthopedic Trauma will be an excellent resource not only for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists and trauma surgeons, but also medical and biomedical engineering students and residents.

About the authors

Brett D. Crist, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Director of Orthopedic Trauma Service, Director of Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Joseph Borrelli Jr., MD, MBA, BayCare Medical Group, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Edward J. Harvey, HBSc, MSc, MDCM, FRCS(C), Professor, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Michal and Renata Hornstein Chair in Surgical Excellence, Injury Repair and Recovery Program, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QB, Canada

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-36990-3
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Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-36989-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essential Biomechanics for Orthopedic Trauma
Book Subtitle
A Case-Based Guide
Editors
  • Brett D. Crist
  • Joseph Borrelli
  • Edward J. Harvey
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-36990-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-36990-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-36989-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 332
Number of Illustrations
158 b/w illustrations, 82 illustrations in colour
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