Clinical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

  • Kevin C. Chung

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Background Concepts

  3. Rheumatoid Wrist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Gregory Ian Bain, Thomas Clifton, John J. Costi, Jeganath Krishnan
      Pages 75-86
    3. Guillaume Herzberg, Michel E. H. Boeckstyns
      Pages 119-123
    4. Clara Wong Wing Yee, Pak-cheong Ho
      Pages 145-176
  4. Rheumatoid Hand

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Philippe Kopylov, Magnus Tägil
      Pages 185-194
    3. Nathan T. Morrell, Arnold-Peter C. Weiss
      Pages 195-200
    4. Alfredo Olazábal, Alexandra L. Mathews
      Pages 219-229
    5. Shepard P. Johnson, Kevin C. Chung
      Pages 231-245
    6. Michel E. H. Boeckstyns
      Pages 247-254
    7. Kevin C. Chung, Alexandra L. Mathews
      Pages 255-285
  5. Rheumatoid Elbow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. Takeshi Ogawa, Kevin C. Chung
      Pages 289-300
    3. Michael C. Glanzmann, Hans-Kaspar Schwyzer
      Pages 301-310
    4. Massimo Ceruso, Prospero Bigazzi, Sandra Pfanner
      Pages 311-323
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 325-330

About this book


This book provides comprehensive coverage of the management and related surgery of the rheumatoid hand, wrist, and elbow. It provides a much-needed, authoritative discussion of the epidemiology, surgical techniques, and outcomes of rheumatoid surgery. The book begins by introducing important background concepts, and then goes on to present up-to-date details on pre and postoperative management, indications, and treatment options. Each section ends with case-based coverage of common clinical scenarios and features numerous illustrations that showcase the sequential approach in managing this disease. Clinical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand, Wrist, and Elbow has broad appeal for rheumatologists and primary care physicians, and will assist them in providing appropriate referrals for surgery consultations. It also serves as a valuable reference for surgeons treating and managing patients with this unique disease. ​


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kevin C. Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Comp Hand Cen. Sec of PS, Dept of SurgThe University of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26658-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26660-2
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