With an abundance of case studies from Jackson Memorial Hospital, this reference provides expert guidance on the evaluation and treatment of lower extremity orthopedic injuries. Analyzing the function and interrelationships of the muscular and skeletal systems of the lower extremities, this source discloses key principles in trauma management, decision-making, soft tissue repair, tissue engineering, wound healing, and burn reconstruction.
Basic Principles of Trauma Care. Lower Extremity Surgical Anatomy. Orthopaedic Treatment of the Traumatized Lower Extremity. Vascular Trauma of the Lower Extremity. Skin, Fasciocutaneous, and Muscle Flap Anatomy. Soft Tissue Repair for Proxmial and Middle Third Problems. Microsurgical Repair of Complex Soft Tissue Defects. Management of Lower Extremity Burn Injuries. Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing