© 2018

Fracture Reduction and Fixation Techniques

Upper Extremities

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Provides an overview of both minimal invasive and open reduction approaches

  • Clearly presents all types of reduction tools and equipment and their appropriate use

  • Includes step-by-step guidance for preserving the biology of the surrounding soft issues in upper extremity


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. General Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ippokratis Pountos, Peter V. Giannoudis
      Pages 3-17
    3. Ippokratis Pountos, K. Newman, Peter V. Giannoudis
      Pages 19-29
  3. Innovations in Fracture Reduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Rami Mosheiff, Amal Khoury
      Pages 43-49
    3. Peter V. Giannoudis, Theodoros Tosounidis
      Pages 51-58
    4. Theodoros H. Tosounidis, Peter V. Giannoudis
      Pages 59-67
    5. David J. Hak
      Pages 69-76
    6. Charalampos G. Zalavras
      Pages 77-85
  4. An Anatomical Based Approach: Upper Extremity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Paul Cowling
      Pages 89-91
    3. Harish Kapoor, Osman Riaz, Adeel Aqil
      Pages 93-96
    4. Makoto Kobayashi, Takashi Matsushita
      Pages 97-100
    5. David Limb
      Pages 101-108
    6. Mark Philipson
      Pages 109-111
    7. Harish Kapoor, Adeel Aqil, Osman Riaz
      Pages 113-120
    8. Anthony Howard, Theodoros Tosounidis, Peter V. Giannoudis
      Pages 121-131
    9. Stefaan Nijs
      Pages 133-142

About this book


In this highly illustrated book, the techniques of fracture reduction are clearly demonstrated using a step-wise approach with real time intra-operative photographs. Tips and tricks for how to avoid pitfalls are presented by a panel of experts and all upper extremity anatomical sites are included to give the readers a complete overview of how to perform reduction techniques for different fracture types. This book will be an essential guide for surgeons to utilise the available reduction instruments and preserve the vitality of the surrounding soft tissues and bone.​


Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation Clavicle Fracture Scapula Fracture Coronoid fracture Galeazzi Fracture Lumbar spine

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeeds, YorkshireUK

About the editors

Peter V. Giannoudis, MD, PhD is Professor and Chairman within Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Leeds, School of Medicine, UK. 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Fracture Reduction and Fixation Techniques
  • Book Subtitle Upper Extremities
  • Editors Peter V. Giannoudis
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-68627-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-09843-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-68628-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 282
  • Number of Illustrations 112 b/w illustrations, 208 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Orthopedics
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
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“This book covers fracture reduction and fixation techniques for the treatment of adult fractures of the upper extremities. … The audience is orthopedic and trauma surgeons such as general, hand, elbow, and shoulder specialists, as well as trainees in these areas. … Each chapter is supported with radiographs, illustrations, and color photographs of good quality.” (Edward Abraham, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2018)