03 March 2014

Book release—Periprosthetic Fracture Management

A unique publication for arthroplasty and trauma experts

Periprosthetic Fracture Management is a publication that brings together the latest global knowledge on periprosthetic fractures pertaining to all relevant anatomical regions, surgical pitfalls, and complex cases. It also introduces the new Unified Classification System on periprosthetic fractures.

Carefully selected clinical case studies illustrate and describe individual solutions for often problematic fracture situations, providing comprehensive information from experts globally.

Unique benefits

Upon reading through this book, orthopedic and trauma surgeons will be able to expand their knowledge regarding:

  • risk factors and assessment of periprosthetic fractures and the patient
  • the new Unified Classification System
  • options and choices of fracture fixation techniques as well as the more complex revisions or reconstructive procedures

With more than 400 pages that include superb illustrations and x-rays, Periprosthetic Fracture Management is an ideal resource for orthopedic and trauma surgeons around the world.

"This book on periprosthetic fractures is unique, as it represents a true collaboration between the world of arthroplasty and the world of orthopedic trauma," says David Helfet.




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The book is available online on Thieme as paperback or e-book - AO Trauma members will receive a 20% discount on the purchase, if they order through the AO Trauma login.

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