k-wiring principles and techniques second edition [Original PDF Download]

k-wiring principles and techniques second edition pdf


A powerful response to the first edition, coupled with the immediate needs of orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, hand surgeons, and microvascular surgeons, has paved the way for a second edition of K-Wiring: Principles and Techniques. Various case scenarios with updated indications and techniques are included in this efficient revision of the book.

Many new, high-quality illustrations have been added, covering all common and uncommon situations. K-wires can be used to treat a variety of extremity fractures due to the information in this book. Direct and indirect fixations are shown as examples of K-wiring.

Key Features

A video demonstration of common orthopedic K-wire procedures has been added to guide and assist the surgeon practically.

All chapters include general principles and a thorough understanding along with tips on how to execute the procedure.

In the chapters on hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, and foot, new topics and images have been added; major revisions concern hand and wrist fractures, with clinical examples for most situations.

Several chapters address pediatric fractures and K-wire application.

The Rex Orthopedic Hospital, in Coimbatore, India, houses C. Rex, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), FRCS (Ed. ), FRCS (Tr & Ortho), MCh (Ortho) Liverpool, PhD, DSc (Ortho). His FRCS Ortho was completed at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and his MCh Ortho was completed at the University of Liverpool. The University of Turks & Caicos awarded him a PhD and a DSc. It also conducts annual advanced arthroplasty courses for junior consultants and offers various surgical training courses for junior consultants in trauma and arthroplasty. An award for Best Doctor was presented to him by the Dr MGR Medical University. A past President of the Indian chapter of the Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion, and Nanomedicine, Illinois, USA; a past Secretary of the Coimbatore Orthopedic Society; and an executive member of the Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association.