Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy

Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy

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This fully revised and updated follow-up to Dr. William B. Geisslera€™s Wrist Arthroscopy has expanded its scope to include arthroscopy techniques of the elbow in addition to the wrist. This practical guide covers fundamental topics, such as arthroscopic anatomy, set-up and the proper evaluation of wrist and elbow pain, along with advanced discussions of electrothermal shrinkage, arthroscopy of the thumb and small joints of the hand, and specific diagnoses for an array of common injuries. Current minimally invasive procedures are described in detail, including management of carpal instability, arthroscopic proximal row carpectomy, arthroscopic knotless TFCC repair, arthroscopic SLIC screw for scapholunate instability, arthroscopic fixation of intra-articular fractures of the hand, arthroscopic partial wrist fusions, and innovative techniques in dry arthroscopy. Arthroscopic management of the elbow includes treatment for arthritis, contractures and instability. Selected chapters contain companion video as well, demonstrating surgical set-up and arthroscopic techniques. Written by a truly international cast and edited by an expert in arthroscopic hand and upper extremity surgery, Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy is a practical guide to technique for orthopedic surgeons, hand surgeons, and sports medicine practitioners alike.A Practical Surgical Guide to Techniques William Geissler ... The fusion can take place between the radius and the proximal carpal row such as radiolunate fusion and radio-scapho-lunate fusion; between the two ... The operations being described in the literature and commonly in use are open surgery requiring much soft tissue ... The following article describes our pioneer experience in the past 15 years in developing this surgical concept and technique for various clinical conditions.

Title:Wrist and Elbow Arthroscopy
Author:William Geissler
Publisher:Springer - 2014-11-14


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