Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional hip arthroplasty references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? ""Curbside Consultation in Hip Arthroplasty: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides quick answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a ""curbside consultation"" between orthopedic surgical colleagues.Dr. Scott Sporer has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with hip arthroplasty. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to hip arthroplasty with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of the hip.""Curbside Consultation in Hip Arthroplasty: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Practicing orthopedists, orthopedic residents, and non-physician personnel will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.Some of the questions that are answered include: How do you treat a young patient with severe hip arthritis? When should they be indicated for surgery? What type of components should I use? What should I do when I suspect a patient has an infected hip? When do I need to remove his/her prosthesis? How do I treat a fracture of the femur when it occurs with surgery? several years post-surgery? What should I tell a patient that has persistent pain following a hip replacement and how should they be evaluated? How can I determine the severity of acetabular and femoral bone loss? and What should I do to reconstruct the deficient bone?
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Scott M. Sporer, MD is an orthopaedic total joint replacement surgeon in Chicago and holds an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at RUSH University Medical Center. He attended medical school at The University of Iowa before completing his orthopaedic residency training at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He has completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at RUSH Medical Center and currently has a clinical practice focusing on hip and knee arthroplasty. Dr. Sporer has a strong interest in clinical outcomes research and has completed a master's program at Dartmouth College in the evaluative clinical sciences.
"The editors have done a remarkable job of selecting a variety of challenges that make the read interesting and valuable. This is a valuable book in the series. I have always been honored by the time mentors and professors have spent with me in sharing their approaches to challenging problems. This format mimics that experience and makes the book fun, efficient, easy to read, and a valuable addition to your clinical repertoire." -Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.
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