Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System (Bones, Joints, Spine and Bursal Sheaths)

by SM Tuli

The book “Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System” mainly focuses on tuberculosis of bones, joints, spine and bursal sheaths. One hundred new illustrations, 120 new pages, and 85 recent references have been added in this edition. It is a great benefit to orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurophysicians and other clinicians. It has three main sections: General considerations, extra-spinal regional tuberculosis and tuberculosis of the spine. Three sections are further divided into twenty-six chapters. Section of general considerations deals with epidemiology and prevalence, pathology and pathogenesis, organism and its sensitivity, evolution of treatment of skeletal tuberculosis, diagnosis and investigations, antitubercular drugs and principles of management of osteoarticular tuberculosis. Extra-spinal regional tuberculosis section explains about tuberculosis of the hip joint, knee joint, ankle and foot, shoulder, elbow joint, wrist, short tubular bones, sacroiliac joints, flat bones, tuberculous osteomyelitis and tuberculosis of tendon sheaths and bursae. Clinical features, X-ray appearances and findings on modern imaging, differential diagnosis, neurological complications, management and results, operative treatment, spinal braces and relevant surgical anatomy are discussed under the section of tuberculosis of the spine.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Tuli SM
Author's Affiliation
1. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
University College of Medical Science and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi
Delhi University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India
Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Nehru Nagar, New Delhi, India
Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789385891199
Speciality
Orthopedics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12726
Edition
5/e
Publishing Year
2016
Pages
436
Book Type
Professional

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