Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

A Focus on Advanced Surgical Techniques

Editors: Canata, G.L., d'Hooghe, P., Hunt, K.J., Kerkhoffs, G., Longo, U.G. (Eds.)

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  • Describes advanced surgical techniques step by step
  • Covers management of the full range of injuries
  • Addresses topics often overlooked in medical books
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This book explores in a comprehensive manner the best current treatment options for sports injuries of the foot and ankle. Particular attention is devoted to advanced surgical techniques, with practical and clear explanation of every step of the described procedures. The coverage encompasses management of the full range of ligament, bone and joint, and tendon injuries, and a concluding section addresses special considerations such as outcome assessment and advances in rehabilitation techniques. 

Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common in athletes and may endanger their sporting activity. The approach to these injuries is constantly evolving with the aim of achieving the best possible functional restoration. In presenting a state of the art update covering all aspects of treatment, this book will be of value for established foot and ankle surgeons, fellows and residents in orthopaedics, and all those involved in sports medicine. The authors are leading international experts renowned within their fields, and the book is published in collaboration with ISAKOS.

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Gian Luigi Canata, MD, has been Director of the Center of Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery at Koelliker Hospital, Turin, Italy since 1995. Dr. Canata was a member of the Medical Commission of the Italian Track and Field Federation (FIDAL) from 1980 to 2016 and has been Director of Medical Services and a member of the Board of Directors of the Centro Universitario Sportivo (CUS) for over 35 years. His previous academic positions include Professor of Sports Medicine at Scuola Universitaria in Scienze Motorie (2001–12) and Professor of Kinesiology at Istituto Superiore di Educazione Fisica (1989–2001). Dr. Canata has been a member of ISAKOS since 1995 and is a member of the ISAKOS Leg, Ankle, and Foot Committee. He was President of the SIGASCOT Sports Committee from 2012 to 2016. He has authored almost 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is co-editor of the Springer books Cartilage Lesions of the Ankle and Muscle and Tendon Injuries.                                                                                                                                    

Pieter d’Hooghe, MD, MSc, MBA, PhD, specializes in the arthroscopic surgery of hip, knee, ankle and foot and currently works in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Aspetar Hospital in Doha, Qatar. He has a Master in Sports medicine, a Master in Tropical Medicine and an MBA in Leadership & Sports management. Prior to working in Aspetar Hospital, Dr. d’Hooghe spent 17 years as the team physician/surgeon of FC Club Bruges in Belgium. As chairman of the ISAKOS Leg, Ankle and Foot Committee, he heads an international group of experts in the field. He is the author of 5 books and holds numerous peer-reviewed publications and he is also involved in research, education and delivering lectures worldwide as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Weill Cornell University. 

Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, is Associate Professor and Chief, Foot and Ankle Surgery in the Department of Orthopedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA. He was previously Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University and Director of the Stanford/Palo Alto Foot & Ankle Fellowship. Dr. Hunt is Deputy Chair of the ISAKOS Leg, Ankle, and Foot Committee. He also chairs the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Research Network (OFAR) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern California Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Hunt is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an Associate Editor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and a reviewer for various leading journals, including the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 

Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor and Consultant in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery in the Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy. Prof Longo graduated in Medicine and Surgery from University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome in 2004 and was awarded his Diploma as a Specialist in Orthopaedics in 2009. He holds a doctorate from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands). He is an editorial board member for various journals, and has been Section Editor of BioMed Central Musculoskeletal Disorders since 2010. Prof. Longo has been the recipient of many international awards and traveling fellowship.

 

Gino Kerkhoffs, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers. Professor Kerkhoffs is also Chair of the Academic Center for Evidence based Sports medicine (ACES) and co-Chair of the Amsterdam Collaboration for Health and Safety in Sports (ACHSS), official International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Center. His clinical practice is dominated by sports traumatology of the lower extremity with special emphasis on ankle and muscle injuries.

 


Table of contents (38 chapters)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-58703-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Book Subtitle
A Focus on Advanced Surgical Techniques
Editors
  • Gian Luigi Canata
  • Pieter d'Hooghe
  • Kenneth J. Hunt
  • Gino Kerkhoffs
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
ISAKOS
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-58704-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-58704-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-58703-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 416
Number of Illustrations
57 b/w illustrations, 220 illustrations in colour
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