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Rib Fracture Management

A Practical Manual

  • Marc de Moya
  • John Mayberry


  • Provides a comprehensive guide to patient selection, technique, and post-operative care

  • Includes tips and tricks to improve patient care

  • Written by experts in the field


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Michael Bemelman, William Long, John Mayberry
    Pages 1-24
  3. Noelle N. Saillant
    Pages 25-33
  4. Jeffrey J. Skubic, Barbara U. Okafor, Deepika Nehra
    Pages 35-43
  5. Tashinga Musonza, S. Rob Todd
    Pages 55-67
  6. Umar Bhatti, Lena M. Napolitano
    Pages 69-84
  7. Abraham Sonny, Richard M. Pino
    Pages 85-92
  8. Tiffany Zens, Krista Haines, Suresh Agarwal
    Pages 93-104
  9. Marisa Gasparri, Mario Gasparri
    Pages 105-116
  10. John G. Edwards, William J. Hunt
    Pages 123-134
  11. Andrew Doben, Thomas W. White
    Pages 135-144
  12. Silvana Marasco, Jose J. Diaz Jr.
    Pages 145-157
  13. Andrew Doben
    Pages 165-173
  14. Fredric M. Pieracci
    Pages 175-189
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 191-195

About this book


This text fills the educational gap for those trauma, orthopedic, and thoracic surgeons interested in learning the cutting edge evidence-based approaches to treatment of rib fractures. Although there has been ever increasing levels of interest and experience nationally there are many questions which remain. This text will provides not only the theoretical background for improving outcomes in those with rib fractures but also serve as a practical guide to those interested in starting new programs. The text  includes tips and tricks that can be used in the operating room, or at the bedside to improve patient care. Therefore, the focus will be on a comprehensive review but also including tips and tricks from the most experienced surgeons around the country who are performing internal fixation for rib fractures.

Rib Fracture Management 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marc de Moya
    • 1
  • John Mayberry
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical College of WisconsinFroedtert Trauma CenterMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical CenterBoiseUSA

About the editors

Marc de Moya, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 810
Boston, MA  02114

John Mayberry, MD
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
999 North Curtis Road, Suite 407
Boise, Idaho 83706

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Rib Fracture Management
  • Book Subtitle A Practical Manual
  • Editors Marc de Moya
    John Mayberry
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-91643-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-91644-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 195
  • Number of Illustrations 22 b/w illustrations, 42 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Traumatic Surgery
    Surgical Orthopedics
    Thoracic Surgery
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