Musculoskeletal infections /
edited by Jason H. Calhoun, Jon T. Mader.
New York : M. Dekker, c2003.
xvii, 625 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
082470892X (alk. paper)
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New York : M. Dekker, c2003.
082470892X (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, June 2003
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Main Description
Musculoskeletal Infections investigates the occurrence, progression, severity and clinical prognosis of various soft tissue, bone, and joint infections. It explores treatments such as muscle flaps, antibiotics, and breakthroughs in adjunctive and gene therapy. It also covers procedures to classify disease stages, identify malevolent organisms, modify host conditions, and select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. v
Contributorsp. vii
The Basic Science of Musculoskeletal Infectionsp. 1
Staging and Staging Application in Osteomyelitisp. 63
Musculoskeletal Infection in Systemically and Locally Immunocompromised Hostsp. 79
Prophylaxis of Musculoskeletal Infectionp. 115
Open Fractures: Current Concepts of Managementp. 131
Adult Long Bone Osteomyelitisp. 149
Septic Arthritisp. 183
Hand Infectionsp. 211
Total Hip Infectionsp. 241
Periprosthetic Total Knee Infectionp. 293
Diabetic Foot Infectionp. 325
Hematogenous Pyogenic Infection of the Spinep. 341
Postoperative Infections of the Spine and Treatment Optionsp. 379
Granulomatous Infections of the Spinep. 421
Pediatric Osteomyelitisp. 473
Antibiotic Activities and Toxicitiesp. 495
Muscle Flapsp. 529
The Roles and Effectiveness of Adjunctive Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Infectionsp. 555
Gene Therapy in Musculoskeletal Repair: State of the Artp. 587
Indexp. 613
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