Closed Functional Treatment of Fractures

Closed Functional Treatment of Fractures

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The purpose of this book is to report on my 17 years of experience in the development and implementation of a closed functional method of treatment of certain fractures of long bones of the appendicular skeleton. My personal experiences, clinical results, and the basic concepts underlying the treatment philosophy are reported. Illustrations demonstrating the techniques of application of functional casts and braces are presented in detail as well as a step-by-step description of the management regime and a discussion of the behavior of fractures under this system. Indications and contraindications for the use of this method of treatment are clearly outlined. I consider it important to compile this information for I believe that the system has withstood the test of time and is sufficiently sound to be incorporated in the armamentarium of the orthopaedic surgeon. Also, it may have a favorable socioeconomic impact since it offers a viable alternative in the treatment of frac tures.X, 409 pages ISBN 3-540-09227-7 The second edition of this polupar manual has been expanded and revised, facilitating full ... The first section explains the basic biomechanic principles of the AO/ASIFmethod of stable internal fixation. ... Biomechanics. of. the. Locomotor. Apparatus. Contributions of the Functional Anatomy of the Locomotor Apparatus Translated from the German, ... In this way, he was the first to give a logical Solution to the problem of the fractured neck of femur.


Title:Closed Functional Treatment of Fractures
Author: Augusto Sarmiento, Loren Latta
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06
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