PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, today published the fourth edition of McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, the definitive reference text in the field of podiatry. The first new edition in 11 years, McGlamry's continues to be one of the most sought after references for podiatrists and podiatry students. The latest edition features full-color graphics, enhanced image detail and new content on recent advances in podiatric surgery.
McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery offers step-by-step surgical guidance from several leading authorities. Editors Joe Southerland, Jeff Boberg, Michael Downey, Aprajita Nakra and Linnie Rabjohn are all well renowned in the field of podiatry and enlisted 152 contributors. These experts share their knowledge of how best to perform the surgeries they have refined and perfected, while offering valuable tips for optimizing patient outcomes.
New to the fourth edition is a full-color format of graphics and images that highlights key anatomic structures and surgical approaches. There also is enhanced image detail to help surgeons perform complex surgical procedures with more confidence. In addition, the book covers all the recent advances since the previous edition, including a new chapter on ankle replacement arthroplasty.
"The much anticipated fourth edition of McGlamry's updates this popular resource with better visuals and graphics and the latest advances in podiatric surgery," said Joe T. Southerland, Editor, McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery. "All of these enhancements are designed to help improve patient outcomes and continue to make McGlamry's the ideal reference for all practitioners and students of podiatry."
From routine trauma of the foot and leg to compound deformities, McGlamry's addresses every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Detailed coverage of all common surgeries as well as many unusual surgeries is included to help practitioners and students broaden their treatment options. This new edition features 3,000 images designed to help the reader visualize each step of the most commonly performed procedures and a companion website with the fully searchable text.
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