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Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery is the latest edition of this vast reference guide, spanning four volumes. This book is edited by internationally renowned experts in orthopaedic surgery from the University of California Davis Medical Centre.

Divided into 285 chapters across twelve sections, the book covers all aspects of both conservative and operative treatment – from pre-operative planning to surgical procedures and post-operative rehabilitation. The book begins with a detailed section on the physical examination and the diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders, and each subsequent section provides step by step instruction for relevant surgical procedures. The final section of the book covers rehabilitation including treatment techniques management of specific diagnoses such as motor neurone disease, cerebral palsy and spina bifida. 

Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery is an indispensable resource for orthopaedic surgeons and residents, with contributions from over 900 experts from across the globe and enhanced by 7250 full colour images. The full text, with images and videos demonstrating surgical techniques, is made available online with the purchase of the physical copy of the book.

Key Points

  • New edition of this extensive reference guide to orthopaedic surgery

  • Previous edition published in 2000 (9780781714877)

  • Edited by internationally renowned experts in orthopaedic surgery from the University of California Davis Medical Centre

  • Over 548 contributors from across the globe

  • 7250 full colour images across four volumes

  • Full text  with images and videos demonstrating surgical techniques available online with purchase of print version


Section 1: Basic Science of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Development and Morphogenesis of Skeletal Tissues

  • Bone Formation and Resorption: Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts

  • Joint Formation: Articular Cartilage and Meniscus

  • Tendon and Ligament Biology and Biomechanics

  • Intervertebral Disc: Biology and Pathophysiology

  • Extracelluar Matrix: Collagens and Proteoglycans

  • Fibronectin, Integrins and Cell Adhesion

  • Injury, Repair and Regeneration of Skeletal Tissues

  • Tissue Engineering of Skeletal Tissues

  • Biomechanics and Biology of Skeletal Tissues

  • Tissue Banking and Allografts for Tissue Repair

  • Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and Other Morphogens

  • Skeletal Muscle Development and Physiology

  • Nerve Development and Physiology

  • Cellular, Molecular and Genetic Basis of Tissue Function

  • Kinesiology

  • Biomemetic Biomaterials and Nanomaterials

  • Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine 

Section 2: Diagnosis and Workup of Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • History of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Physical Examination of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System including Ultrasound.

  • Laboratory Workup of Musculoskeletal Diseases

  • Thromboembolic Disease and Pulmonary Embolism

  • Professionalism in Surgery

  • Surgical Approaches: Hand, Wrist and Forearm

  • Surgical Approaches: Shoulder, Arm and Elbow

  • Surgical Approaches: Spine

  • Surgical Approaches: Acetabulum and Pelvis

  • Surgical Approaches: Lower Extremity 

  • Preoperative Planning and Perioperative Management

  • Anaesthesia and Pain Management

  • Soft Tissue Management

  • Instrumentation and Implants

  • Bone Grafting, Bone Graft Substitutes, and Growth Factors

Section 3: Fractures, Dislocations, Non-unions and Mal-unions in Adults

Subsection: 3a.General

  • Principles of Closed Treatment of Fractures and Dislocations

  • Principles of Internal and External Fixation

  • Treatment Principles for Open Fractures

  • Management of the Multiply Injuried Patient

  • Diagnosis and Management of Compartment Syndromes

Subsection: 3b.Upper Extremity

  • Fractures of the Scapula Including the Glenoid

  • Fractures of the Clavicle

  • Fractures and Fracture/Dislocations of the Proximal Humerus

  • Fractures of the Humeral Shaft

  • Fractures of the Distal Humerus

  • Fractures and Dislocations about the Elbow

  • Fractures of the Forearm

  • Fractures of the Distal Radius

Subsection: 3c. Pelvis and Femur

  • Pelvic Ring Injuries

  • Fractures of the Acetabulum

  • Hip Dislocations and Femoral Head Fractures

  • Hip Fractures in the Elderly

  • Femoral Head Fracures in the Young Adult

  • Atypical Fractures of the Proximal Femur

  • Fractures of the Proximal Femur and Diaphysis of the Femur

  • Distal Femur Fractures

Subsection: 3d. Knee, Tibia and Ankle, and Foot

  • Fractures of the Patella

  • Fractures of the Tibial Plateau

  • Fractures of the Shafts of the Tibia and Fibula

  • Ankle Fractures: Operative Treatment and Syndesmosis Injury

  • Ankle Fractures: Ankle Arthroscopy and Fracture Treatment

  • Pilon Fractures

  • Talus Fractures and Dislocations

  • Calcaneus Fractures

  • Midfoot Fractures and Dislocations

  • Metatarsal and Phalanx Fractures

Subsection3e: Nonunion and Malunions

  • Principles of Treatment of Nonunions and Malunions

  • Nonunions and Malunions of the Upper Extremity

  • Nonunions and Malunions of the Pelvis

  • Nonunions and Malunions of the Hip

  • Nonunions and Malunions of the Femur and Patella

  • Nonunions and Malunions of the Tibia

  • Ilizarov Techniques for Nonunions, Malunions and Leg Length Discrepancy 

Section 4: Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Forearm Including Microsurgery and Peripheral Nerve injuries

Subsection: 4a. Microvascular Surgery

  • Principles of Microvascular Surgery

  • Vascular Disorders in the Upper Extremity

  • Replantation

  • Free Tissue Transfer

  • Vascularized Bone Grafts

Subsection: 4b. Trauma

  • Fingertip and Nailbed Injuries

  • Dislocations and Ligamentous Injuries of the Digits

  • Fractures of the Metacarpals and Phalanges

  • Dislocations of the Carpus

  • Carpal Fractures

  • Injuries of the Distal Radioulnar Joint

  • Gunshot, Crush, Injection and Frostbite Injuries of the Hand

  • Amputations of the Hand 

Subsection: 4c. Conditions of Tendons

  • Principles of Tendon Repair

  • Flexor Tendon Injuries

  • Extensor Tendon Injuries

  • Stenosing Tenosynovitis

  • Lateral and Medial Elbow Tendinopathy

Subsection: 4d. Conditions of Nerves

  • Principles of Nerve Repair and Nerve Transfers

  • Compression Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity

  • Neuromas

  • Principles of Restoration of Muscle Balance after Forearm and Hand Paralysis

  • Radial Nerve Palsy

  • Median Nerve Palsy

  • Ulnar Nerve Palsy

  • Brachial Plexus Injuries

  • Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy

  • Thoracic Outlet Disorders

Subsection: 4e. Reconstructive Procedures

  • Dupuytren’s Disease

  • Intrinsic Muscle Contractures

  • Hand Burns

  • Volkman’s Contracture

  • Dysfunction of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke or Brain injury

  • The Upper Extremity in Tetraplegia

  • Congenital Hand Malformations: Part I

  • Congenital Hand Malformations: Part II

  • Arthroplasty of the Hand

  • Basilar Thumb Arthritis

  • Arthrodesis of the Hand and Wrist

  • Infections of the Hand

  • Tumors of the Hand

  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Wrist

Section 5: The Shoulder and Elbow in Adults

Subsection: 5a. Shoulder

  • Shoulder Anatomy and Biomechanics

  • Shoulder Arthritis

  • The Rotator Cuff Deficient Shoulder

  • Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humeral Trauma

  • Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Shoulder Stiffness

  • Scapular Disorders

Subsection: 5b. Elbow

  • Elbow Anatomy and Biomechanics

  • Arthroplasty and Arthrodesis of the Elbow

  • Elbow Arthroplasty for Fractures

  • Failed Arthroplasty of the Elbow

  • Stiffness of the Elbow

Section 6. Sports injuries and Arthroscopy

Subsection: 6a. General

  • Principles of Sports Medicine and the Role of the Team Physician

  • Stress Fractures

  • Adolescent Sports Injuries

Subsection: 6b.Shoulder

  • Arthroscopy of the Shoulder: Set-up and Basic Principles

  • Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder or Shoulder Injuries in the Throwing Athlete: SLAP lesions, LHB, GIRD, Internal Impingement, and Suprascapular Nerve Compression

  • Injuries of the Acromioclaviclular and Sternoclavicular Joints 

  • Shoulder Instabilities

  • Rotator Cuff Disorders

  • Other Shoulder Conditions

Subsection: 6c. Elbow

  • Tendon Disorders of the Elbow

  • Arthroscopy of the Elbow

  • Elbow Instabilities

Subsection: 6d. Hip

  • Arthroscopy of the Hip

  • Tendon Injuries Around the Hip

Subsection: 6e. Knee

  • Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Knee

  • Principles of Knee Arthroscopy

  • Synovial Disorders

  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy and Repair

  • Meniscal Transplantation

  • Chrondral Injuries and use of Biologics

  • Extensor Tendon Injuries of the Knee

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

  • Isolated Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

  • Multiple Ligament Injuries of the Knee (Knee Dislocations)

  • Patellofemoral Disorders

  • Posterolateral Instability of the Knee

  • Management of Complications of Knee Surgery

Subsection: 6f.Foot and Ankle

  • Special Considerations in Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

  • Ligament Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

  • Ligament Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

  • Ligament Injuries of the Foot and Ankle: Medial Instability

  • Ligament Injuries of the Foot and Ankle: Midfoot/Lisfranc Injuries

  • Ligament Injuries of the Foot and Ankle: Forefoot/Turf Toe Injuries

  • Tendon Injury: Achilles: Acute

  • Tendon Injury: Achilles: Chronic

  • Tendon Injury: Peroneal Tendon

  • Tendon Injury: Peroneal Tendon FHL, PTT, TA, EHL

  • Tendon Injury: Other Tendon: FHL, PTT, TA, EHL

  • Common Sports Fractures in the Foot: Jones Fractures

  • Common Sports Fractures in the Foot: Stress Fractures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy: Basics, History and Techniques

  • Ankle Arthroscopy: Ankle Impingement

  • Ankle Arthroscopy: Talus OCD

  • Ankle Arthroscopy: Subtalar Arthroscopy

  • Ankle arthroscopy: 1st MTP Arthroscopy

  • Ankle arthroscopy: Hindfoot Arthroscopy

Section 7: Reconstruction and Arthroplasty of the Hip and Knee

  • Design and Performance of Joint Replacements

  • Osteotomies about the Hip including Periacetabular Osteotomies

  • Primary Hip Arthroplasty including Hemi-arthroplasty and Total Hip Athroplasty

  • Primary Hip Arthroplasty: Anterior Hip Arthroplasty

  • Failed Hip Arthroplasty: Revision and Arthrodesis

  • Osteotomies about the Knee

  • Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

  • Failed Knee Arthroplasty: Revision and Arthrodesis

  • Management of Periprosthetic Infection

Section 8: The Foot and Ankle

Subsection: 8a. Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

  • Ankle Arthritis: Epidemiology, Gait Changes, and Non-operative Treatment

  • Ankle Arthritis: Ankle Preservation Techniques

  • Ankle Arthritis: Arthrodesis

  • Ankle Arthritis: Total Ankle Arthroplasty

  • Outcomes of TAA And Treatment Of Painful TAA

  • Subtalar Arthritis

  • Hindfoot and Pantalar Arthrodesis

  • Midfoot Arthritis

  • Hallux Rigidus: Introduction & Non-operative Care

  • Hallux Rigidus: Chielectomy, Osteotomy, Hemiarthroplasty, Interposition Arthroplasty

  • Hallux Rigidus: 1st MTP Arthrodesis

Subsection: 8b. Adult Acquired Flatfoot Disorder

  • Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity

  • Flexible Flatfoot Reconstruction

  • Triple Arthrodesis for the Rigid Flatfoot Deformity

Subsection: 8c. Hallux Valgus

  • Hallux Valgus

  • Surgical/Operative Treatment of Hallux Valgus

Subsection: 8d. Lesser Toe Pathology

  • Hammer Toes

  • Metatarsalgia and Plantar Plate Pathology

Subsection: 8e. Inflammatory and Rheumatologic Disorders

  • Arthropathy and Rheumatologic Considerations in F&A Surgery

  • Operative Treatment of F&A Inflammatory Disease

Subsection: 8f. Diabetic Disorders of the Foot and Ankle

  • Diabetic Disorders of the Foot and Ankle: General Principles

  • Diabetic Infections

  • Charcot Disease and Treatment

Subsection: 8g. Neurological Disorders of the Foot and Ankle

  • Causes and Treatment of Footdrop

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Peripheral Nerve Lesions Including Morton's Neuroma

  • Neuromuscular Disorders and Cavus Deformity

Subsection: 8h. Miscellaneous Disorders of the Foot and Ankle

  • Nail Disorders

  • Skin Disorders

Section 9: Musculoskeletal Oncology and Amputations

  • A. Principles of Limb Salvage Surgery

    B. Tumors of the Shoulder Girdle

    C. Tumors of the Hip and Pelvis

    D. Tumors of the Knee

  • Bone and Soft Tissue Imaging

  • Benign Bone Tumors

  • Malignant Bone Tumors

  • Benign Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Marrow Cell Tumors and Metastatic Disease to Bone

  • Amputations of the Upper Extremity

  • Amputations of the Lower Extremity

Section 10: Infectious, Metabolic, Neurological and Other Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Principles of Treatment of Infection and Antimicrobial Therapy

  • Management of Acute and Chronic Osteomyelitis

  • Management of Septic Arthritis

  • Metabolic Bone Disease

  • Management of Synovial Disease

  • Heterotopic Ossification and Charcot Arthropathy

  • Osteonecrosis

  • Orthopaedic Management of Lower Extremity Dysfunction Following Stroke or Brain Injury

Section 11: Spine

Subsection: 11a. Principles and Anatomy

  • History of Spine Surgery

  • Use of Bone Grafting, Bone Graft Substitutes, and Growth Factors in Spine

  • Use of Spinal Orthoses

  • Radiologic Imaging of the Spine

  • Cervical Surgical Approaches

  • Thoracic and Lumbar Surgical Approaches

  • Biomechanics of Spinal Instrumentation

Subsection: 11b. Trauma

  • Fractures and Instability of Occ-C-1-C-2

  • Fractures and Dislocations of the Cervical Spine from C-3 to C-7

  • Thoracolumbar Fractures: Evaluation, Classification and Initial Treatment

  • Operative Treatment of Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Fractures

  • Fractures of the Sacrum

Subsection: 11c. Disc Injury and Degenerative Disease

  • Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Non-operative Management of Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Diseases

  • Surgical Management of Cervical Degenerative Diseases

  • Surgical Management of Lumbar Disc Disease

  • Management of Failed Surgery for Lumbar Degenerative Disorders

Subsection: 11d.Tumors and Infections of the Spine

  • Pyogenic Infections of the Spine

  • Granulomatous Infections of the Spine

  • Primary Tumors of the Spine

  • Metastatic Tumors of the Spine

Subsection: 11e. Rheumatologic Disease of the Spine

  • Rheumatological Disorders Affecting the Spine

  • Surgical Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine

  • Surgical Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Subsection: 11f.Spinal Deformity

  • Principles of Treatment and Non-operative Care of Scoliosis

  • Surgery for the Growing Spine

  • Surgery for Pediatric Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • Spinal Surgery in Congenital Spine Deformity

  • Surgery for Pediatric Kyphotic Deformity

  • Surgery for Pediatric Spondylolisthesis

  • Surgical Treatment of Myelomeningocele

  • Surgical Treatment of Neuromuscular Deformites

  • Surgical Treatment of Adult Scoliosis

  • Surgical Treatment of Degenerative Scoliosis

  • Surgical Treatment of Sagittal Plane Deformities in Adults

  • Revision and Salvage of Failed Surgery for Spinal Deformity

Section 12: Pediatric Disorders

  • Growth and Development of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Role of Genetics in Pediatric Orthopaedics

  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal Examination

  • Normal Gait and Assessment of Gait Disorders

  • Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

  • Skeletal Dysplasias and Syndromes

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma in Children

  • Musculoskeletal Infections in Children

  • Lower Extremity Disorders in Children

  • Hip Disorders in Children: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

  • Hip Disorders in Children: Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

  • Hip Disorders in Children: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

  • Hip Disorders in Children: Impingement

  • Knee Disorders in Children

  • Foot Disorders in Children

  • Neuro-orthopaedics: Cerebral Palsy, Nonambulatory

  • Neuro-orthopaedics: Cerebral Palsy, Ambulatory

  • Neuro-orthopaedics:  Cerebral Palsy, Upper Extremity

  • Neuro-orthopaedics: Myelodysplasia

  • Neuro-orthopaedics: Poliomyelitis

  • Limb Deficiency in Children

Section 13: Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine

 Subsection: 13a. Evaluation

  • Physiatric History and Physical Examination

  • Electrodiagnosis

  • Nerve Conduction Studies

  • Intraoperative Monitoring

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • Impairment Rating and Disability Determination

Subsection: 13b. Treatment Techniques and Modalities

  • Physical Modalities and Electrical Stimulation

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Manipulation, Massage and Traction

  • Upper Extremity Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics

  • Upper Extremity Prosthetics

  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics

  • Wheelchairs, Seating Systems, and Mobility Aids

  • Peripheral Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques

  • Spinal Injection Techniques

  • Spasticity Management

  • Integrative Medicine Approach to Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Subsection: 13c. Rehabilitation of Specific Diagnoses

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Myopathy

  • Motor Neuron Disease

  • Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Spinal Cord Injury

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Spina Bifida

  • Amputation Rehabilitation

  • Burns

  • Osteoarthritis and Rheumatologic Disorders


ISBN-13: 9789351524977
Publisher: Jaypee Medical (Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.)
Publication date: January, 2019
Pages: 6000
Weight: 6000g
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: General, Orthopaedics and Fractures


Michael W Chapman MD

Emeritus Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Centre, Davis, California, USA

Michelle A James MD

Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Chief, Division of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Centre, Sacramento, California, USA


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