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3rd Edition

Tunnel Syndromes

ISBN 9780849309526
Published August 16, 2001 by CRC Press
336 Pages 120 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The need for a comprehensive resource with easy-to-find information has increased with the addition of nine new syndromes. Tunnel Syndromes: Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes provides a quick overview of tunnel syndromes including the definition, anatomy, etiology, clinical signs and symptoms, and treatment. It presents a total of 50 tunnel syndromes. Following the tradition of the first two editions, this resource continues to probe the origins of tunnel syndromes and to propose probable causes that lead to them.

All existing chapters have been updated and new chapters have been added including:

  • Spinal accessory nerve syndrome
  • Intercostobrachial nerve syndrome
  • Notalgia paresthetica
  • Medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve syndrome
  • Distal posterior interosseous nerve syndrome
  • Medial superior cluneal nerve syndrome
  • Pudendus nerve syndrome
  • Lateral plantar nerve syndrome
  • Medial plantar nerve syndrome

    New in this Edition:

  • New syndromes of clinical importance
  • Improved illustrations, including new magnetic resonance images
  • Twenty-seven new drawings (graphic designs) and twenty new photos
  • Updated references with a total of more than 1,650 citations
  • Table of Contents

    Overview. Tunnel Syndromes in the Upper Extremities. Tunnel Syndromes in the Trunk. Tunnel Syndromes in the Lower Extremities. Tunnel Syndromes in Athletes. NEW CHAPTERS INCLUDE: Spinal Accessory Nerve Syndrome. Intercostobrachial Nerve Syndrome. Notalgia Paresthetica. Medial Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve Syndrome. Distal Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome. Pudendus Nerve Syndrome. Lateral Plantar Nerve Syndrome.

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    "…presents a compact, systematic, and well written overview of anatomy, aetiology, clinical symptoms and signs, and treatment of these syndromes. …Perhaps the most valuable part of the book is the description of the anatomical relations that underlie the aetiology of the canicular syndromes. …The beauty of this book is its simplicity and clear structure, which is achieved without any loss of factual knowledge. …well suited for medical students who want to learn about these common diagnoses and orthopaedic surgeons who wan to keep up with the developments in the specialty. Other medical specialties involved in the diagnosis or treatment of patients with tunnel syndromes would also benefit from this book."
    - The Lancet, May 25, 2002

    Read the reviews from previous editions
    "This compact, yet thorough, book covers the essentials of diagnosing and treating peripheral nerve compression syndromes…factual, to the point, and easy to read…accurate and clearly written…I would recommend this book…"
    -Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

    "The book is clearly structured, as each tunnel syndrome is presented in a separate chapter including: anatomy, etiology, clinical symptoms and signs, treatment and references. I strongly recommend this book not only to orhthopaedic surgeons, but also to any other doctors treating patients with tunnel syndromes."
    -Peter A. Frandsen, M.D., International Orthopaedics

    "…this book describes all of the tunnel syndromes. It is systematic, short and well written. The book is recommended for students, residents, and physicians who need a brief overview of peripheral nerve compression syndromes".
    -Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery(Am)