k-wiring principles and techniques second edition [Original PDF Download]

k-wiring principles and techniques second edition pdf

The overwhelming response to the first edition and the compelling needs of practicing orthopedic surgeons, plastic, hand, and microvascular surgeons led to the second edition. Various case scenarios with updated indications and techniques are included in this efficient revision of the book.

A large number of new, high-quality illustrations have been added, covering the majority of common and uncommon situations. K-wires can be used to treat a variety of extremity fractures due to the information in this book. Indirect fixation and direct fixation are demonstrated.

Key Features

The surgeon can now see video demonstrations of common orthopedic K-wire procedures to help guide him or her practically and visualize the key aspects of the surgery.

All chapters include general principles and a thorough understanding along with tips on how to execute the procedure.

There are new topics in the chapters on hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, and foot; major revisions have been made to the chapter on hand fractures, with clinical illustrations showing almost every possible scenario.

There are numerous chapters on pediatric fractures and their treatment with K-wires.

A. Rex, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), FRCS (Ed. ), FRCS (Tr & Ortho), MCh (Ortho) Liverpool, PhD, DSc (Ortho) is the Chief Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon at Rex Ortho Hospital in Coimbatore, India. A FRCS Orthopedist by training, he completed a MCh Orthopaedic degree from Liverpool University in the United Kingdom. Victoria Global University in Turks & Caicos is where he obtained both his PhD and DSc. The Rex Orthopaedic Hospital operates a number of surgical training courses for junior consultants in trauma and arthroplasty as well as an annual advanced arthroplasty course. He was honored with the Best Doctor award from MGR Medical University. He was also Past President of the Indian chapter of the Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion and Nanomedicine in Illinois, USA, Past Secretary of Coimbatore Orthopedic Society, and Executive Member of Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association.