Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity, 1st Edition

Authors :
Grant E. Garrigues & Marc J. Richard & Mark J. Gage
Date of Publication: 08/2021

From the sternoclavicular joint to the distal phalanx, Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity is a practical, one-volume resource covering all aspects of upper limb trauma and surgery. Comprehensive in scope, it features a multidisciplinary, step-......view more

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From the sternoclavicular joint to the distal phalanx, Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity is a practical, one-volume resource covering all aspects of upper limb trauma and surgery. Comprehensive in scope, it features a multidisciplinary, step-by-step approach to evaluation and management, including concise background information and a detailed focus on practical points and surgical techniques. Written by global experts in traumatology, sports medicine, shoulder, elbow, and hand surgery, this richly illustrated guide brings you into the operating room with leaders in the field.


Key Features
  • Offers detailed, practical guidance from the originators and/or masters of each procedure, along with multiple, illustrated surgical technique descriptions.
  • Includes pearls and pitfalls, preoperative evaluation and indications, surgical techniques, rehabilitation, and management of complications.
  • Features tables and figures throughout that clearly demonstrate surgical tips and tricks.
  • Identifies controversial topics and covers current challenges such as arthroscopic coracoclavicular/acromioclavicular joint reconstruction, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for proximal humerus fracture, total elbow arthroplasty for fracture, interosseous membrane reconstruction of the forearm, and many more.
  • Contains more than 500 high-quality illustrations, including anatomical and surgical illustrations, surgical photographs, ultrasounds, and x-rays.

Author Information
Edited by Grant E. Garrigues , MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Rush University Medical Center, Director of Upper Extremity Research, Co-Team Physician, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls; Marc J. Richard, MD, Associate Professor, Director, Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery Fellowship, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina and Mark J. Gage, MD, Assistant Professor, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Duke University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina