Update on Fibro-Cartilaginous Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Edited by Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS
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In this issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, guest editor Dr. Michael Theodoulou brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Update on Fibro-Cartilaginous Disease. Disease of fibrocartilage in the foot can have severe negative impact on patients' quality of life. In this issue, top experts in the field explore strategies for managing this disease (both operative and non-operative) as well as imaging strategies, complications, and other repair techniques. 

Key Features
  • Contains 16 relevant, practice-oriented topics including types of fibrocartilage; hHistophysiology of fibrocartilage; gross anatomy: plantar plate; normal and diseased imaging: US/MRI; failed healing; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on fibro-cartilaginous disease, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323919630
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS, Chief Division Podiatric Surgery,Cambridge Health Alliance
Table of Content Types of Fibrocartilage
Histophysiology of Fibrocartilage
Update on Fibrocartilaginous Disease Clinical Examination
The Spring Ligament Complex-Anatomy and Function
Gross Anatomy: Achilles Tendon
Anatomy: Plantar Plate
Normal and Diseased Imaging: Ultrasound/MRI
Fibrocartilaginous Tissue: Why Does It Fail to Heal?
Injuries to the Spring Ligament: Nonoperative Treatment
Nonoperative Management of the Achilles Tendon Insertion
Operative Management: Plantar Plate
Operative Management: Spring Ligament
A Critical Biomechanical Evaluation of Foot and Ankle Soft Tissue Repair
Publication Date 21-06-2022
Pages 240
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