This book comprehensively reviews soft tissue, bone, ligament, and nerve injury of the hand and wrist unique to baseball.
Organized into three sections, the book begins with a discussion on fractures of the hand and wrist, including the distal radius, scaphoid, and phalanges. Following this, section two examines ligament injuries from the wrist to the thumb. Section three then concludes the book with an analysis of tendon and nerve injuries. Chapters include high-quality images and tables to supplement expertly written text.
Unique and thorough, Hand and Wrist Injuries in Baseball is an invaluable resource for orthopedics surgeons and sports medicine specialists, as well as primary care physicians, emergency room physicians, pediatricians, athletic trainers, and therapists.
Section I: Fractures of the Hand and Wrist
Distal Radius Fractures
Carpal Fractures Excluding the Scaphoid
Hook of the Hamate Fracture
Carpometacarpal (CMC) Injuries Digits 2-5
Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures of the Digits
Thumb Basilar Fractures/Thumb CMC Dislocation
Section II: Ligament Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
Wrist Ligament Injury (Scapholunate)
Thumb Metacarpalphalangeal Collateral Ligament Injury
Collateral Ligament Injury of the Digits 2-5
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
Section III: Tendon and Nerve Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
Flexor Tendon Injury Including Pulley
Extensor Tendon Injury/Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
Median Nerve/Ulnar Nerve/Thumb Perineural Fibrosis
Section IV: Special Populations and Rehabilitation
Injuries of the Hand and Wrist in the Youth
Post-Treatment Care of the Athlete.
Gary M. Lourie, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Emory University School of Medicine, The Hand and Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA
Dr. Lourie is the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon for the Atlanta Braves MLB franchise.
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Dimensioni: 254 x 178 mm Ø 848 gr
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:54 Illustrations, black and white
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