By: 16 November 2018
Book review: Hip Joint

Hip joint

Author: K Mohan Iyer

Date of publication: October 2016

Publishers: Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd – CRC publishing

This book provides a detailed account of the hip joint’s anatomy and biomechanics and serves as a practical guide for the diagnosis and treatment of hip diseases and injuries at all ages.

The book covers recent trends in orthopaedic surgery of the hip joint, including the latest advances in revision total hip arthroplasty (THA), computer-assisted navigation for THA, resurfacing of the hip joint, neoplastic conditions around the hip, and indications, complications and outcomes of hip arthroscopy.

The chapters are written by experts who have contributed greatly to the understanding of problems of the hip joint. The book will be appreciated by undergraduate and postgraduate students, experienced hip surgeons, medical doctors, and practicing consultants in orthopaedics

Contents include: Embryology and anatomy of the hip joint; Biomechanics of the hip joint; Clinical examination of the hip joint; Imaging of the hip joint; Disorders of the hip in children and adolescents; Injuries around the hip joint, including periprosthetic fractures and arthroscopy of the hip.

This book provides a comprehensive cover of the hip joint. Each condition is studied thoroughly with clinical diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and classifications, including the recommended treatments and complications.

It is truly a valuable resource of the current medical and surgical state of knowledge regarding the hip joint. It should be on the shelves of every specialist in the field – orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, rheumatologists, either senior or in training, or at least it should be accessible electronically.