This book provides fundamental and practical knowledge in the treatment of fractures, healing disturbances and bone disorders with intramedullary nailing. It comprehensively discusses this biological and mechanical technique for appropriate indications and aims to ameliorate the standard of care for those patients who can benefit from intramedullary nailing. Its purpose is to guide the readers on the ‘why, when, and how’ for intramedullary nailing and is the first comprehensive resource to cover the actual know-how of this technique.
Intramedullary Nailing: A Comprehensive Guide brings together a large number of experts and opinion leaders in the field of operative fracture care and reconstructive surgery to share their extensive experience with the readership of this book. Orthopedic trauma surgeons from all over the world, who work in many different circumstances and with the most diverse technical and logistical equipment, will find this book to be an essential resource and guide for utilizing this technique in clinical practice.