|LC Classifications||RC933 P68|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||579|
Rheumatoid Arthritis The SurgicalManagement of Rheumatoid Ar- thritis, byRobert L. Preston (with introductory chapters on general and nonsurgical aspects of rheumatoid arthritis by Currier McEwen), pp, with illus, $, Philadelphia,London, To- ronto: W. B. Saunders Co., This bookshouldhavea wide cir- culation among orthopedists,physi- atrists, and rheumatologists. It is. In he published “The Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Dr. Preston, who maintained an office at 30 East 60th Street, was president of the New York Rheumatic Association from. The surgical management of rheumatoid arthritis. By Robert L. Preston, M.D., New York, and Curriw McEwen, M.D., New York. 9¾ × 6½ in. Pp. • Reconstructive surgery should be undertaken before the patient becomes severely incapacitated• Patients should be as fit as possible, with optimal synovitis control, correction of blood dyscrasia and adequate nutrition (normal albumin)• Active disease is not a contraindication to surgery, nor is use of corticosteroids and methotrexate• Mild atlanto-axial subluxation is present in 30%.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic debilitating disease characterised by progressive joint destruction. It affects 1–3% of the population with a peak age of onset between 35 and 45 years. Small joints are usually affected early in the disease but involvement of . Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Published on 17/03/ by admin. Filed under Orthopaedics. Last modified 17/03/ Print this page. Average: rate 1 star rate 2 star rate 3 star rate 4 star rate 5 star. Your rating: none, Average: 0 (0 votes) Rate it. . Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis The Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. By Robert L. Preston, M.D. (Pp. +xiii; illustrated. £) Phila-delphia, London, Toronto: W. B. Saunders Co. This well-documented and balanced book is based on the experiences of Professor Preston over the last 30 years. It reflects. This state-of-the-art reference provides current insights into the etiology, diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis. Leading international authorities in RA examine all of the latest scientific and clinical developments in understanding and managing this challenging disease, including new concepts in pathogenesis, epidemiology, risk.
1. Author(s): Preston,Robert L,; McEwen,Currier Title(s): The surgical management of rheumatoid arthritis/ [by] Robert L. Preston, with introductory chapters on the general and nonsurgical aspects of rheumatoid arthritis, by Currier McEwen. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease of unknown cause. The hallmark feature of this condition is persistent symmetric polyarthritis (synovitis) that affects the hands and feet, though any joint lined by a synovial membrane may be involved. The Surgical management of rheumatoid arthritis by, unknown edition, Sponsor. We don't have this book yet. You can add it to our Lending Library with a $ tax deductible donation. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory arthritis, with a lifetime prevalence of up to 1 percent worldwide.1 Onset can occur .