Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-liii
  2. Pediatric Trauma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Reggie C. Hamdy
      Pages 3-4
    3. Karl Rathjen, Alexander Cherkashin, Mikhail Samchukov
      Pages 11-18
    4. Mikhail Samchukov, John Birch, Alexander Cherkashin, Antony I. Riccio
      Pages 43-50
    5. Karl Rathjen, Alexander Cherkashin, Mikhail Samchukov
      Pages 73-80
  3. Growth Plate Injuries

About this book


Consisting of case studies contributed by both domestic and international leaders in the field, this is an invaluable resource for all orthopedic surgeons and researchers and practitioners of limb lengthening, deformity correction and the Ilizarov method. Comprehensive yet accessible, this volume covers pediatric deformity correction, from congenital deformities to growth plate injuries. Each of the unique cases includes color photographs and radiographs from before, during and after surgery and will follow a consistent chapter structure which outlines a brief clinical history of the case, preoperative problem list, treatment strategy, basic principles, technical pearls and how to avoid and manage complications and subsequent problems. Suggested readings round out each case. A comprehensive presentation of techniques is featured, including external fixation, internal fixation, combination approaches and fully implantable limb lengthening nails. This case-based approach is an efficient and thorough way to learn this exciting new frontier in orthopedic surgery.


Congenital deformity Growth plate injury Limb lengthening Pediatric fracture Reconstruction surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • S. Robert Rozbruch
    • 1
  • Reggie C. Hamdy
    • 2
  1. 1.Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction ServiceHospital for Special SurgeryNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Shriners Hospital and Montreal Children Hospital, Division of Paediatric OrthopaedicsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

About the editors

S. Robert Rozbruch, MD Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 2012-2013 President, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS) Reggie Hamdy, MD McGill University, Montreal, Canada Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children Section.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Surgery Case Atlas
  • Book Subtitle Pediatric Deformity
  • Editors S. Robert Rozbruch
    Reggie C. Hamdy
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Reference Module Medicine
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-18024-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-18023-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages LIII, 886
  • Number of Illustrations 661 b/w illustrations, 509 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Orthopedics
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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