Orthopedics: A Postgraduate Companion

This 1350 page book is a comprehensive guide to orthopaedics, for postgraduate students. The first section begins with an introduction to the subject, discussing different disorders (genetic, metabolic, endocrine, blood, degenerative and inflammatory) that may occur in bones. The following sections deal with general surgery and regional orthopaedics, examining both the upper and lower extremity. Both traditional and newer methods of diagnosis and treatment are discussed. The final section describes recent advances including stem cells, lasers, HIV, tumour markers and PET scan. Key points: *1350pp comprehensive guide to complete field of orthopaedics for postgraduates * Discusses traditional and newer methods for diagnosis and treatment in all regions of the body * Includes more than 3500 full colour illustrations, clinical photographs and line diagrams