The Hip Joint (Hardcover)

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The Hip Joint (Hardcover)

By K. Mohan Iyer (Editor)


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The Hip Joint, written in 2016, provides a detailed account of the hip joint's anatomy and biomechanics and covers recent trends in orthopaedic surgery of the hip joint, including the latest advances in revision total hip arthroplasty (THA), computer-assisted navigation for THA, resurfacing of the hip joint and neoplastic conditions around the hip as well as indications, complications and outcomes of hip arthroscopy. Another book, The Hip Joint in Adults: Advances and Developments, gives additional important details of how hip joint surgery has evolved around the world. While much of the basic knowledge in this area is constant, it is critically important to stay current on those areas that do change.

This updated second edition of The Hip Joint contains a host of original articles from contributory authors all around the world, showing the evolution of the hip joint till the present day, building upon the solid foundation set by the first edition. It covers hot topics such as 3D printing in orthopaedics and traumatology, stem cell therapy in orthopaedics, hip resurfacing, hip-preserving surgery, sports medicine for the hip joint, robotic-assisted surgery in orthopaedics and neoplastic conditions around the hip.

K. Mohan Iyer received his MCPS (1971) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, India; MBBS (1971) from the University of Mumbai; D. Orth. and F.C.P.S. Orth. (1975) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; M.S. Orth. (1978) from the University of Mumbai and M.Ch. Orth. (1981) from the University of Liverpool, U.K. During this time, he wrote three theses on fractures of the patella, excision arthroplasty of the elbow and excision of the trapezium for carpometacarpal arthritis of the thumb. Dr. Iyer has been associated with K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, East Birmingham Hospital, U.K., and Dryburn Hospital, Durham, U.K. Dr. Iyer has presented numerous papers at state, national and international conferences in Singapore and Bangkok. He was in charge of the teaching program in orthopaedics for undergraduate students and an examiner for the MBBS degree at the University of Bangalore, India. He has also carried out a wide range of surgeries on all kinds of major fractures, as well as arthroscopy of the knee, spinal surgery and elbow and total hip replacements, and has published numerous articles and book chapters. In 2008, Dr. Iyer moved back to his home town, Bengaluru, India. He has been instrumental in devising a modified posterior approach to the hip joint, which he has been following from 1981 until today. His research is original, as can be seen on his website
Product Details ISBN: 9789814877510
ISBN-10: 9814877514
Publisher: Jenny Stanford Publishing
Publication Date: November 11th, 2021
Pages: 786
Language: English