Chapter 1. Orthopaedic Surgery for Persons with Haemophilia: General Principles

  1. E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan MD, PhD
  1. E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch1

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

How to Cite

Rodriguez-Merchan, E.C. (2003) Orthopaedic Surgery for Persons with Haemophilia: General Principles, in The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (ed E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Service of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112307

Online ISBN: 9780470986929

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Keywords:

  • orthopaedic surgery;
  • haemophilia;
  • intra-articular bleeds;
  • haemarthroses;
  • synovitis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Management of intra-articular bleeds

  • Management of intra-muscular bleeds

  • Management of haemophilic cysts

  • Management of fractures in haemophiliacs

  • Risks of operating on an HIV-positive haemophilic patient

  • Orthopaedic surgery in haemophilic patients with inhibitors

  • Conclusions