K-Wiring: Principles and Techniques is back in a second edition after receiving an overwhelming response from orthopedic and plastic surgeons, as well as hand and microvascular surgeons. With this efficient edition of the book, you will find updated and extended indications and techniques as well as practical case scenarios.
Several new, high-quality illustrations have been added, covering most of the most common and uncommon scenarios. Using K-wires for treatment of a wide range of extremity fractures will be easy with this book. It illustrates direct and indirect ways of K-wiring.
Video demonstrations of common orthopedic K-wire procedures have been added to help the surgeon visually understand the key points of the procedure.
All chapters include general principles and a thorough understanding along with tips on how to execute the procedure.
In each chapter on hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, and foot, new topics and images have been added. Clinical examples for almost every possible scenario have been added to the hand and wrist fractures chapter.
There are numerous chapters on pediatric fractures and their treatment with K-wires.
Dr. Rex, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr & Ortho), MCh (Ortho), PhD, DSc (Ortho) is Chief Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon at Rex Ortho Hospital, Coimbatore, India. FRCS Ortho was completed at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and MCh Ortho at the University of Liverpool. His PhD and DSc were completed at Victoria Global University, Turks & Caicos Island. The Rex Ortho Hospital offers various surgical training courses for junior consultants and conducts advanced arthroplasty courses annually. In honor of his work, Dr MGR Medical University presented him with the Best Doctor award. Among his many accomplishments were his experience as Past President of the Indian chapter of the Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion, and Nanomedicine in Illinois, USA as well as as Past Secretary of the Coimbatore Orthopedic Society and a member of the Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association.