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    Learning From Failures in Orthopedic Trauma

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    Numerous advances in basic research, surgical techniques, practice, and patient care have revolutionized surgery over the last 60 years and made the field with its many subspecialties more diverse but also more complex. The surgical profession places high demands on surgeons who must often make the right split-second decisions. This can easily lead to misjudgments or mistakes. Learning From Failures in Orthopedic Trauma—Key Points for Success is the first book of its kind to give surgeons the opportunity to learn from failures without making them themselves. Based on the Spanish book Errores en la Osteosíntesis by Rafael Orozco Delclós, this publication offers real case examples that have been collected over the past 25 years. It is an essential and valuable resource as it specifically examines the reasons and responses to surgical error in real cases from different anatomical regions of the body, thus helping surgeons avoid the most frequent errors in osteosynthesis. The collection of more than 70 cases will help surgeons recognize and avoid common failures, start reflecting in action, present failures as positive learning opportunities, and bring that knowledge into their daily practice. The book is divided into 9 sections that analyze different types of failures. Key features are:Analysis of failures to help surgeons avoid making mistakes that lead to those errorsMore than 20 detailed and illustrative case-based chapters that analyze failures and offer tips to successfully prevent those mistakesMore than 1,100 x-rays, clinical images, and illustrations

    Facial Danger Zones

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    The definitive one-stop reference on safely navigating highly complex facial anatomy The primary goal of Facial Danger Zones: Staying safe with surgery, fillers and non-invasive devices is to help surgeons achieve optimal results and maximize safe outcomes for a wide array of facial cosmetic procedures. Authored by internationally renowned plastic surgeon Rod Rohrich and distinguished co-authors James Stuzin, Erez Dayan, and E. Victor Ross, this user-friendly book provides multidisciplinary insights and expert knowledge on intricate facial anatomy, navigating safe and dangerous facial zones, and the use of minimally invasive technologies. The book is divided into three sections:Part one provides an overview of facial tissue anatomy and fat compartments, facial nerve danger zones, specific nerve branches, protective measures, and technical dissection considerations for safe facelift surgery.Part two covers fillers and neuromodulators with pearls and in-depth guidance on staying safe using six different facial danger zones.Part three details the safe use of energy-based devices such as ablative and non-ablative lasers, combination chemical peels, radiofrequency, and cryolipolysis. Key highlights Superb facial nerve dissection safety tips for cosmetic procedures such as faceliftsFacial danger zones and the prevention and consequences of injury graphically described through cadaver dissections, illustrations, and patient case photographsVisually-rich text describes how to safely and efficaciously administer lasers, chemical peels, noninvasive fat removal, and skin tightening devicesMore than 20 succinct videos posted online enhance understanding of various safe approaches This remarkable resource is destined to be the trusted, go-to companion for trainee and veteran surgeons who specialize in plastic, facial plastic, dermatologic, oculoplastic, and head and neck surgery, as well as other practitioners who treat these patients.

    Neurosurgery Oral Board Review

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    The perfect white coat study companion for acing the ABNS oral boards! The certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered as the gold standard for neurosurgeons. The final hurdle in accomplishing the certification process is the challenging oral examination. In 2017, the format of the ABNS oral exam was revised to make it more relevant, rigorous, and reflective of recent advances in neurosurgery. Therefore, in the third edition of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review the authors have expanded on the widely acclaimed prior editions. The user-friendly book is packed with all the essentials that are needed to prepare for the exam. It can be used either for a rapid review a few days prior to the exam or as an outline to organize study preparation. Each chapter starts with a collection of salient facts, followed by cases that simulate the actual oral board experience. Key Highlights Eighty entirely new, first-rate cases supplemented by a large number of imagesIn-depth focus on the current state-of-the-art in neurosurgery, including endovascular and functional approaches, minimally-invasive brain and spine procedures, arthrodesis, etc.More than 300 outstanding anatomic drawings and radiographs to enhance the ability to visualize complex conceptsComplications and emergency procedures discussed in greater detail This quintessential pocket-sized oral board review has earned its place as a trusted study companion in the past 15 years. The new and improved edition will continue to play an invaluable role for neurosurgeons prepping for this challenging final stage of ABNS certification.

    Distal Radius Fractures and Carpal Instabilities

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    A comprehensive summary of the state of the art in the management of fractures of the distal radius and carpal instability Hand and wrist fractures account for millions of emergency room visits annually. The extraordinary importance of these structures in activities of daily living necessitates great surgical competence in repairing fractures, so as to preserve the vast range of motion and utility of this functional anatomic unit. The management theory and techniques for these fractures have seen dramatic changes in the last few decades. This new volume brings together all currently established operative techniques for distal radius fractures, explained in detail and highly illustrated, step by step, with a wealth of brilliant figures and diagrams. Key Features: Comprehensive coverage of all types of injury as well as all the evidence-based therapeutic surgical optionsState-of-the-art management of carpal instability, anterior and dorsal rim fractures, radiocarpal dislocation, malunion, and much moreIncludes coverage of ligamentous injuriesContributions by numerous world-renowned surgeons This book is ideal for all surgeons in training in orthopaedic surgery and in plastic surgery, and of benefit to experienced surgeons as well.

    Manual of Fracture Management – Wrist

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    The Manual of Fracture Management – Wrist examines the management of traumatic and reconstructive problems of the distal radius, distal ulna, and the carpals, the key components of the human wrist. In a rapidly changing field of practice, orthopedic care of wrist fractures and disorders is becoming ever more complex as new technologies, plates, and methods merge and evolve with existing principles and techniques. Ideal for both new and experienced hand, forearm, and upper extremity surgeons, the Manual of Fracture Management – Wrist includes the following key features:Case descriptions and treatment options for a wide variety of fracture and injury types, nonunions and malunions, osteoarthritis, and postoperative complicationsClose to 2,000 high-quality illustrations and clinical imagesAccess to an online video library of the key wrist surgical approaches. As with the recently published Manual of Fracture Management – Hand , this publication comprises two major sections: an indepth outline of the major surgical approaches and principles used in wrist surgery, and a detailed description of common to complicated treatment procedures using clinical images from real patient cases. The reader might already have an understanding of the principles of bone healing and basic orthopedic surgery, however, the use of real cases for enhanced illustration adds an immediate and interesting touch to learning and is used to show the recommended procedure and when providing an alternative perspective. AOTrauma is proud to bring you this worthwhile and highly informative medical text.

    Science of Synthesis: Flow Chemistry in Organic Synthesis

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    The aim of this work is to convey the practice, power, and potential of flow chemistry to a larger audience. An emerging and strengthening trend is that flow chemistry is much more than the adaption of batch processes to flow systems. Rather, flow chemistry offers a new paradigm in the way we think about chemical synthesis. This volume demonstrates the enabling power of continuous flow to access new reaction types and different chemistry space and, to this end, it has been compiled by a team of pioneers and leaders, who present both the practical and conceptual aspects of this rapidly growing field. Included are the principles of reactor design, automation, and separations/purifications in flow systems, applications in photochemistry, electrochemistry, gaseous systems, immobilized reagents and catalysts, and multistep processes. The synthesis of peptides, carbohydrates, and pharmaceuticals is covered and several chapters give insight into the use of flow in an industrial context.

    Science of Synthesis: Knowledge Updates 2018/4

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    The Science of Synthesis Editorial Board, together with the volume editors and authors, is constantly reviewing the whole field of synthetic organic chemistry as presented in Science of Synthesis and evaluating significant developments in synthetic methodology. Several annual volumes updating content across all categories ensure that you always have access to state-of-the-art synthetic methodology.

    Hernia Surgery

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    All the latest trends and technical innovations for both routine and complex hernia repair Surgical procedures to repair hernias are among the most common procedures of all, with a history going back over 200 years. While most procedures are routine, they can be a challenge, particularly when previous surgery in the area has caused scarring that distorts the anatomy. All currently established operative techniques are described and explained in detail in the book and illustrated, step by step, with a wealth of brilliant figures and diagrams. A detailed description of laparoscopic anatomy and preperitoneal procedures is given. Important information regarding indications and postoperative care is provided. New surgical treatment concepts for hernia arising in the early 21st century and expounded in this book include tension-free principles, inguinal hernia repair under local anesthesia, use of the preperitoneal space, and laparoscopic hernia repair. Key Features 3D mesh and patch-and-plug procedures Laparoscopic methods such as the single-port technique and mini-techniqueNew developments in open and laparoscopic surgery of incisional herniasSpecial disorders such as sports herniaRichly illustrated with hundreds of exquisite artist renderings Ideal for all surgeons in training, and of benefit to experienced surgeons as well, Schumpelick's Hernia Surgery is a complete introduction to evidence-based techniques in this field.

    An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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    Learn state-of-the-art MIS techniques from master spine surgeons! Significant advances have been made in minimally invasive spine (MIS) surgery approaches, techniques, and innovative technologies. By preserving normal anatomic integrity during spine surgery, MIS approaches enable spine surgeons to achieve improved patient outcomes, including faster return to normal active lifestyles and reduced revision rates. Exposing only the small portion of the spine responsible for symptoms via small ports or channels, requires a deep understanding of spinal anatomy and spinal pathophysiology. Building on the widely acclaimed first edition, An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Second Edition , provides an expanded foundation of knowledge to master minimally invasive spine surgery. World-renowned spine neurosurgeons Mick Perez-Cruet, Richard Fessler, Michael Wang, and a cadre of highly regarded spine surgery experts provide masterful tutorials on an impressive array of cutting-edge technologies. Organized by seven sections and 51 chapters, the book presents a diverse spectrum of current safe and efficacious MIS procedures and future innovations. Nonsurgical approaches include injection-based spine procedures and stereotactic radiosurgery. Surgical technique chapters discuss MIS anterior, posterior, and lateral approaches to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, with procedures such as endoscopic microdiscectomy, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, percutaneous instrumentation, and robotic spine surgery. Key Features Step-by-step illustrations, including more than 400 depictions by master surgical and anatomic illustrator Anthony Pazos portray the surgeon's-eye-view of anatomy, intraoperative images, and surgical instruments, thereby aiding in the understanding of anatomy and procedures20 online videos feature real-time operative fluoroscopy, pertinent anatomy, operative set-up, and common cervical, thoracic, and lumbar approachesDiscussion of novel MIS techniques reflected in 16 new or expanded chapters, including Robotic Assisted Thoracic Spine Surgery and Stem-Cell Based Intervertebral Disc Restoration There is truly no better clinical reward for spine surgeons than giving patients suffering from debilitating spinal disorders their life back. This quintessential MIS surgery resource will help surgeons and clinicians accomplish that goal.

    RadCases Plus Q&A Neuro Imaging

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    Essential neuroradiology cases and board-type Q&A review to help you pass your exam! Neuro Imaging Second Edition from Roy Riascos, Eliana Bonfante, and Susana Calle features 100 new cases along with two board-type multiple choice questions for each. This latest edition features state-of-the-art imaging technologies including perfusion techniques, spectroscopy, nuclear medicine, and 3D reconstructions. Updated and new classification systems have been integrated into brain tumor, traumatic spine injury, and intracranial aneurysm cases. For maximum ease of self-assessment, each case begins with the clinical presentation on the right-hand page; study that and then turn the page for imaging findings, differential diagnoses with the definitive diagnosis, essential facts, pearls and pitfalls, and more. Key Features New to this edition, a question-and-answer section for each case reinforces key conceptsEasy-to-read bulleted formatting and concise, point-by-point presentation of the Essential Facts enables learning and retention of high-yield facts and skill-building in neuroradiologic diagnosisOnline access to additional cases enables residents to arrange study sessions, quickly extract and master information, and prepare for specialized neuroradiology conferences Thieme's RadCases means cases selected to simulate what you will see on your exams, rounds, and rotations. RadCases helps you to identify the correct differential diagnosis for each case, including the most critical.The series comprehensively covers the following specialties:Breast Imaging · Cardiac Imaging · Emergency Imaging · Gastrointestinal Imaging · Genitourinary Imaging · Head and Neck Imaging · Interventional Radiology · Musculoskeletal Radiology · Neuro Imaging · Nuclear Medicine · Pediatric Imaging · Thoracic Imaging · Ultrasound Imaging Each RadCases second edition has a code allowing you one year of access to Thieme's online database of 350 cases: the 100 cases in this book plus 250 cases more. Master your cases, pass your exams, and diagnose with confidence: RadCases !