© 2016

Clinical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

  • Kevin C. Chung


  • Provides sequential technical approaches to managing rheumatoid arthritis in the hand, wrist, and elbow

  • Includes detailed content on various surgical procedures and decision-making processes

  • Features an authoritative, international author team from both rheumatology and hand surgery professions

  • Richly illustrated with pictures and schematic drawings to clarify important topics


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Background Concepts

  3. Rheumatoid Wrist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Gregory Ian Bain, Thomas Clifton, John J. Costi, Jeganath Krishnan
      Pages 75-86
    3. Guillaume Herzberg, Michel E. H. Boeckstyns
      Pages 119-123
    4. Clara Wong Wing Yee, Pak-cheong Ho
      Pages 145-176
  4. Rheumatoid Hand

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Philippe Kopylov, Magnus Tägil
      Pages 185-194

About this book


This book provides comprehensive coverage of the management and related surgery of the rheumatoid hand, wrist, and elbow. It provides a much-needed, authoritative discussion of the epidemiology, surgical techniques, and outcomes of rheumatoid surgery. The book begins by introducing important background concepts, and then goes on to present up-to-date details on pre and postoperative management, indications, and treatment options. Each section ends with case-based coverage of common clinical scenarios and features numerous illustrations that showcase the sequential approach in managing this disease. Clinical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand, Wrist, and Elbow has broad appeal for rheumatologists and primary care physicians, and will assist them in providing appropriate referrals for surgery consultations. It also serves as a valuable reference for surgeons treating and managing patients with this unique disease. ​


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kevin C. Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Comp Hand Cen. Sec of PS, Dept of SurgThe University of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

About the editors

Kevin C. Chung. MD, MS

Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery,

The University of Michigan Medical School

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Clinical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand, Wrist, and Elbow
  • Editors Kevin C. Chung
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-26658-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-79991-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-26660-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 330
  • Number of Illustrations 86 b/w illustrations, 178 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgical Orthopedics
    Primary Care Medicine
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