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Prakash Atlas of Primary Hip Arthroplasty

Prakash Atlas of Primary Hip Arthroplasty

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This book teaches you the basics and the nitty gritty of the total hip replacement procedure in a simple storybook style. Profusely illustrated with “Netter style” drawings, painted by the author himself, this book is a pleasure to read and a treasure trove of knowledge.

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    Unlike the western world, where primary osteoarthritis of the hip is a very common condition, in our circumstances, indications for a primary total hip arthroplasty are very different. Likewise, the patient demands and expectations too are extremely different, because a European patient seldom squats or sits cross legged. Since Sr John Charnley invented this procedure in the sixties,more than twenty million hips have been replaced worldwide, and have lasted for thirty years or longer, making it a rewarding and extremely gratifying procedure,both  or the patient and the surgeon. However,complications when they happen,are often disastrous and leave the patient crippled. The difference between a hip that lasts for thirty years and that which dislocates in two weeks, is essentially more dependent on the exactness of the surgical technique, rather than the type of implant used or method of fixation employed. This book teaches you the basics and the nitty gritty of the total hip replacement procedure in a simple storybook style. Profusely illustrated with “Netter style” drawings, painted by the author himself, this book is a pleasure to read and a treasure trove of knowledge. Untainted by commerce, and without promoting a specific brand or design, the author has laid bare the essential tricks, that will help you to plan and execute this procedure flawlessly. Dr L.Prakash has shared his thirty years of experience as an arthroplasty surgeon, and written this book, which will be extremely useful to anyone performing this fascinating surgery.
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    Book Rights CBS Publishing
    Publisher CBS Publishers & Distributors
    Binding Hardcover
    Size NA
    Year 2017
    Edition NA
    Author Prakash, L
    About the Author

    L.Prakash artificial hip joints in 1988. He has trained under, and worked with pioneer hip surgeons of the world like Mr MAR Freeman,Mr Maurice Muller,Mr M.Wroblowski,Mr Peter Ring,Mr Ian Young,Mr W Boyle, etc. He has also conducted studies and collaborated on hip designs of implants for Asian patients.

    Dr L.Prakash was the first to design and manufacture “Made in India” affordable total hip implants, way back in 1993. He introduced the Madras Modular Hip,Prakash universal hip instrumentation set, Prakash cement removal system and Prakash self retainers. He also has the distinction of designing India's first silicone moulded dies for intraoperative cement spacer fabrication, and a cabling system for peri-prosthetic fractures.He has introduced a new surgical procedure PFO (Prakash Fibular Osteotomy) as an alternative for TKR in select patients,and a revolutionary and easy method or reducing shoulder dislocations.

    He is also an inventor, designer, artist,magician, zoologist with interest in reptiles,an author who has written 110 books, and above all a passionate orthopaedic teacher, who is revolutionising orthopaedic teaching in India,by his books, surgical videos,audiobooks,and workshops.His two other books: and have
    already been published by CBSPD.

    Currently Dr L.Prakash is the Director and Chief at Institute of Special Orthopaedics,Chennai.

    Pages 384
    Subject Orthopaedics
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