This volume of the Orthopaedic Study Guide Series provides the foundation of general orthopedic and basic science. Chapters of General Orthopaedics and Basic Science cohere around three aspects of the musculoskeletal system, anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Next to basic principles, case reports underline key information relating to disorders, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Written by leading experts, General Orthopaedics and Basic Science is a concise guide designed as quick reference, thereby it presents a useful resource for orthopedic residents and fellows.
About the Author
Nikolaos K. Paschos. Dr. Paschos’s interdisciplinary background spans the fields of orthopedics, sports medicine, emergency medicine, biomechanics, and regenerative medicine. He is committed for continuous education and training towards improving quality of life of patients. Originally from Greece, Dr. Paschos completed his medical education and residency training at the University of Ioannina, and after spending some time in the UK and Ireland he moved to the USA. He holds a Ph.D. in biomechanics and tissue engineering, and he has worked at the University of California Davis. He is currently working in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine at the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Professor George Bentley, Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics and Director at the Institute of Orthopaedics, UCL/Stanmore and the RNOH, has recently been awarded the British Orthopaedic Research Society’s (BORS’s) Presidential Award for outstanding achievements in British Orthopaedic Research and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Cartilage Repair Society for his Pioneering work in Cell-based Joint Cartilage Transplantation. He graduated from the University of Sheffield and carried out his surgical training at Oxford and Oswestry followed by a period in the United States in the University of Pittsburgh. He returned to Oxford as a Reader and then moved to Liverpool as Professor of Orthopaedics & Traumatology.