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1st Edition

Essentials of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Edited By

Maneesh Bhatia

ISBN 9780367464240
Published May 5, 2021 by CRC Press
308 Pages 338 Color & 182 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book is a ‘go-to’ guide for postgraduate Orthopaedic examinations as well as for Orthopaedic surgeons for trauma and elective foot and ankle surgery.

A streamlined approach ensures that the 22 core topics are covered in a succinct and practical way. Foot and ankle surgery is a vast topic that can be daunting to revise due to the complex and diverse nature of associated pathologies. This highly illustrated succinct text, together with key learning points ensures a rapid understanding of all the essential elements of foot and ankle surgery.

* Provides ‘need -to-know’ information for Orthopaedic surgeons

* Assists with exam preparation for postgraduate exit exams such as the FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

* Simple, succinct and concise

* Over 500 illustrations to aid learning

* Accompanying website with MCQs and videos of clinical examination and surgical techniques

Orthopaedic surgeons, registrars and trainees, other specialty doctors, general practioners and physiotherapists with musculoskeletal interest and podiatrists will all find here ‘gold standard’ answers to foot and ankle conditions.

Table of Contents

  1. Foot and ankle examination
  2. Nikhil Nanavati, Nicholas Eastley and Maneesh Bhatia

  3. Applied anatomy and surgical approaches
  4. Rajeev Vohra, Babaji Sitaram Thorat and Avtar Singh

  5. Biomechanics of foot and ankle
  6. Shahbaz Malik and Sheraz Malik

  7. Principles of foot and ankle orthoses
  8. Nick Gallogly

  9. Paediatric & adolescent foot disorders
  10. Hari Prem and Basil Budair

  11. Forefoot disorders
  12. Rajesh Kakwani

  13. Rheumatoid foot and ankle
  14. Patricia Allen and Jasdeep Giddie

  15. Pes plano valgus
  16. Manuel Monteagudo, Pilar Martínez-de-Albornoz, Maneesh Bhatia

  17. Pes cavo varus
  18. Rick Brown and Rajesh Kakwani

  19. Inferior heel pain
  20. Dishan Singh, Shelain Patel, and Karan Malhotra

  21. Ankle arthritis
  22. C. Senthil Kumar, R Clayton, M.Halai,

  23. Ankle instability
  24. Daniel Marsland and Zoe Lin

  25. Achilles disorders
  26. Maneesh Bhatia, Nicholas Eastley, Kartik Hariharan

  27. Achilles tendon rupture
  28. Manuel Monteagudo and Pilar Martínez-de-Albornoz

  29. Ankle fractures
  30. Anthony Sakellariou and Oliver Chan

  31. Lisfranc injuries
  32. Nilesh Makwana

  33. Talus fractures
  34. Hiro Tanaka, Lyndon Mason

  35. Calcaneal fractures
  36. Devendra Mahadevan, Adam Sykes

  37. Diabetic Foot
  38. Venu Kavarthapu and Raju Ahluwalia

  39. Surgical principles of amputations
  40. Arul Ramasamy, Aabid Sanaullah, and Donatas Chlebinskas

  41. Principles of Lower Limb Prosthetics and Rehabilitation
  42. Rajiv Hanspal and John Sullivan

  43. Foot and ankle radiology

Sangoh Lee and Raj Bhatt

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Maneesh Bhatia, MBBS, MS (Orth), PG Dip (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Tr & Orth), is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK.

He did his Orthopaedics training in South East Thames and then went on to do a Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery at Cambridge. He was awarded the European Foot & Ankle Fellow of the year and travelling Fellowship to the United States in 2009 giving him the chance to work at centres of excellence in foot and ankle surgery in United States.

He has written two successful books – An Orthopaedics Guide for Today’s GP and Musculoskeletal Injections and Alternative Options. In addition, he has written many chapters in books and has published widely in a number of peer-reviewed journals.

He has an active interest in education and research. He is a senior FRCS (Trauma & Orth) examiner for the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations (JCIE). He has acted in the role of specialist advisor to NICE regarding non-surgical treatment of Achilles ruptures. He is a member of the advisory panel of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). His other current roles include member of the Scientific Committee of European Foot Ankle Society (EFAS) and the Education Secretary of British Indian Orthopaedic Society (BIOS). He has served as scientific committee member for the British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society (BOFAS).


'As a study guide for specialty examinations, it serves its purpose well.'

-Martin C. Yorath, DPM(Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)