Handbook on Flaps in Crush Injuries of the Hand

Hardback
Handbook on Flaps in Crush Injuries of the Hand is a concise and practical guide to various procedures in reconstructive hand surgery. This book consists of 12 chapters covering specific aspects of hand surgery. The introduction explains common terms such as degloving (an injury which removes the skin), avulsion (injuries involving the detachment of a body structure), crush injury and flaps (movement of tissue with an intact blood supply from a donor site to recipient site). Other chapters cover various techniques in detail including fasciotomy, skin grafts and various types of flaps. Further chapters discuss a number of clinical cases, amputations, splints and fixatures, and a range of microvascular techniques. This book features the latest advances in reconstructive hand surgery, including tissue transplantation from the fingers, hand and forearm, and new flap procedures. Techniques for the management of fingertip injuries are also discussed in detail. Illustrated throughout in full colour and enhanced by detailed clinical cases, Handbook on Flaps and Crush Injuries of the Hand is an essential and up-to-date guide for orthopaedic residents, fellows, postgraduates and junior doctors. Key Points * Guide to various procedures in reconstructive hand surgery * Includes the latest advances and procedures * Various clinical cases enhanced by 220 full colour images and illustrations