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Fractures of the Tibial Pilon - Pietro Bartolozzi

Fractures of the Tibial Pilon

Paperback Published: 9th August 2004
ISBN: 9788847002487
Number Of Pages: 140

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Fractures of the tibial pilon (plafond) represent some of the most invalidating articular lesions. This volume describes the anatomic and radiological classification of these fractures and discusses contemporary treatments. For tibial pilon fractures in adults, the authors illustrate the distinction between closed lesions and lesions involving soft tissue exposure and trauma, and describe the different options. Tibial fractures in childhood are also discussed, especially regarding the possibility of subsequent deformity. The volume will help readers understand the rationale for the various therapeutic choices as well as the modalities of executing these techniques.

Introduction
Epidemiology and pathological anatomyp. 3
Anatomical and radiological classification of pilon tibial fracturesp. 13
Imaging of tibio-tarsal joint injuriesp. 19
Injuries to the distal tibial epiphyseal growth plate : classification, treatment and prognosisp. 37
Treatment criteria for closed injuriesp. 47
Conservative treatment : how and when?p. 61
Internal fixationp. 65
Treatment with external fixationp. 81
Criteria for treating open fracturesp. 101
Soft tissue reconstruction of complex woundsp. 111
Short and long term results of treatmentp. 133
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ISBN: 9788847002487
ISBN-10: 8847002486
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 9th August 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: IT
Dimensions (cm): 23.52 x 15.95  x 0.69
Weight (kg): 0.3

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