Scapular fractures

  • Jan Bartoníček ■ Christopher Colton ■ Michal Tuček ■ Ondřej Naňka
  • 215 × 280 mm; 656 pages; over 1600 illustrations, full color print, hardcover
  • Price/Amazon 185 USD
  • ISBN 978-80-7345-731-0
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Author information
  • Professor Jan Bartoníček, MD, DSc, Department of Orthopaedics, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Military University Hospital Prague; Institute of Anatomy, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
  • Professor Christopher Colton, MB, BS, LRCP, FRCS England, FRCS(Orth) Edinburgh
  • Assoc. Professor Michal Tuček, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopaedics, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Military University Hospital Prague
  • Assoc. Professor Ondřej Naňka, MD, PhD, Institute of Anatomy, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Department of Pediatric Surgery and Traumatology, 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Thomayer Hospital Prague
Table of Contents

CONTENTS IN BRIEF                                                               Contents in detail 

 Foreword (Professor Jesse B Jupiter, MD)
 1. History of scapular fracture treatment
 2. Anatomy of the scapula
 3. Epidemiology of scapular fractures
 4. Injury mechanisms
 5. Clinical examination
 6. Radiodiagnostics
 7. Overview of classifications of scapular fractures
 8. CT classification developed by the authors
 9. Principles of treatment
 10. Surgical approaches
 11. Operative treatment
 12. Fractures of the scapular body
 13. Scapular neck fractures
 14. Glenoid fractures
 15. Fractures of scapular processes and angles
 16. Complex scapular fractures
 17. Associated injuries to the shoulder girdle and the proximal humerus
 18. Floating shoulder
 19. Scapulothoracic dissociation
 20. Complications in scapular fractures
 21. Scapular fractures in children and adolescents
 22. Atlas
 Subject index

→ Contents in detail



With a Foreword by Professor Jesse B Jupiter, MD, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

About the book

Comprehensive textbook related to injuries of both the adult and pediatric scapula. Twenty-two chapters expose the reader to contemporary information regarding anatomy, radiologic evaluation, clinical examination, and classifications. Each chapter is extraordinarily supported by clear clinical and artistic presentations of the specific structural injury to the scapula. Fullcolor print, more than 1600 images and drawings. 

Experts’ reviews and opinions on the book

  • This is a freakin’ masterpiece. Unbelievably well written and the definitive book on this topic. I am really amazed at the thoroughness of the chapters and beautiful illustrations. [Professor Roy Sanders, MD, President, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Editor-in-Chief Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma]


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