Medical Science - Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery that is concerned with the surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions. The treatment of musculoskeletal trauma, degenerative diseases, tumors, spine diseases, congenital disorders and sports injuries come under the scope of this field. Orthopedic surgical procedures may fall under the categories of total joint replacement, spine surgery, total joint reconstruction, foot and ankle surgery, etc. Some of the common orthopedic procedures are knee arthroscopy, knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder arthroscopy, repair of femoral neck fracture, laminectomy, low back intervertebral disc surgery, lumbar spinal fusion, etc. Modern orthopedic surgery is often less invasive and involves implanted components that are better and more durable. The objective of this book is to give a general view of the different operative techniques in orthopedic surgery. The ever growing need of advanced surgical interventions is the reason that has fueled the research in this domain in recent times. This book is a vital tool for all researching or studying orthopedics as it gives incredible insights into emerging trends and concepts.