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Handbook on Flaps in Crush Injuries of the Hand

  • Author: Dhiren Mahida
  • ISBN: 9789351526414
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 186 Pages
  • Language: English


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 Features
  • Seeks to provide to the trauma surgeon; easy stepwise reference to various treatment options available in the treatment of avulsion, degloving and crush injuries of the hand.
  • Cases illustrated are those encountered by the trauma surgeon, in his day-to-day practice.
  • Endeavours to arm the young and new entrants to hand trauma with a ready reckoner on the options available in the treatment of acutely traumatized hand.
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Debridement
  3. Healing by Secondary Intention
  4. Fasciotomy
  5. Free Skin Grafts
  6. Vacuum Assisted Closure
  7. 7A. Local flaps
    1. 7B. Flaps from Adjacent Fingers/Hand/Forearm
    2. 7C. Distant Flaps
  8. Flaps Using Dead bone as Graft
  9. You Decide: Interesting Clinical Cases
  10. Amputations
  11. Splints and Fixatures in Crush Injuries
  12. Microvascular Techniques
  13. Bibliography
  14. Index
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Weight 0.861 kg

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