Tachdjian’s Procedures in Pediatric Orthopaedics 1st Edition + Video


Tachdjian’s Procedures in Pediatric Orthopaedics is a brand new derivative resource from Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 5th Edition, the classic comprehensive offering on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders and trauma.

Tachdjian’s Procedures in Pediatric Orthopaedics is a brand new derivative resource from Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 5th Edition, the classic comprehensive offering on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders and trauma. For over 40 years, Tachdjian’s has been the trusted resource in pediatric orthopaedics, written by experts at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, a world-renowned pediatric hospital.

This procedures-focused text includes more than 70 colorized, illustrated procedures, providing step-by-step surgical walkthroughs with accompanying intraoperative illustrations. This procedures-only text will appeal to general orthopaedic surgeons, pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic residents, and anyone who needs to quickly and easily learn new techniques or refresh their understanding of challenging procedures.

    • 3 brand new procedures not included in Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, 5th Edition: Ganz Periacetabular Osteotomy, Ponte Osteotomy, and Sacro-Iliac Screws.
    • Instructional videos that demonstrate closed reduction of the left hip, pemberton osteotomy, salter osteotomy, and more.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


“Cutting-edge current surgical techniques combined with rare surgical procedures give this work a special place in the evolution of pediatric orthopedics. Orthopedic surgeons are encouraged to own this important and practical book for its surgical procedure content and nostalgic value.”

Edward Abraham, M.D. (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine) for Doody’s Review Service

About the Author

John A. Herring, MD, Chief of Staff Emeritus, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Procedure 1 Closed Reduction and Casting for Developmental Dislocation of the Hip
Procedure 2 Medial Approach for Open Reduction of the Developmentally Dislocated Hip
Procedure 3 Open Reduction of Developmental Hip Dislocation Through the Anterolateral Approach
Procedure 4 Femoral Shortening and Derotation Osteotomy Combined With Open Reduction of the Hip
Procedure 5 Intertrochanteric Varus Osteotomy and Internal Fixation With a Blade Plate
Procedure 6 Greater Trochanteric Epiphysiodesis
Procedure 7 Distal and Lateral Transfer of the Greater Trochanter
Procedure 8 Lateral Advancement of the Greater Trochanter
Procedure 9 Lateral Closing Wedge Valgization Osteotomy of the Proximal Femur With Distal and Lateral Advancement of the Greater Trochanter
Procedure 10 Pemberton Osteotomy
Procedure 11 Salter Innominate Osteotomy
Procedure 12 Ganz periacetabular osteotomy
Procedure 13 Percutaneous Cannulated Screw Fixation (“Pinning”) of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Procedure 14 Scheme and Principles of the Dunn Procedure (Open Reduction of the Capital Epiphysis With Shortening of the Femoral Neck)
Procedure 15 Intraarticular Hip Fusion for Avascular Necrosis
Procedure 16 Pauwels’ Intertrochanteric Y-Osteotomy
Procedure 17 Hemipelvectomy (Banks and Coleman Technique)
Procedure 18 Hip Disarticulation
Procedure 19 Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Lengthening
Procedure 20 Split Anterior Tibialis Tendon Transfer
Procedure 21 Extraarticular Arthrodesis of the Subtalar Joint (Grice Procedure)
Procedure 22 Lateral Column Lengthening
Procedure 23 Hamstring Lengthening
Procedure 24 Rectus Femoris Transfer
Procedure 25 Adductor Contracture Release
Procedure 26 Shelf Acetabular Augmentation
Procedure 27 Dega Osteotomy
Procedure 28 Anterior Transfer of the Posterior Tibial Tendon Through the Interosseous Membrane
Procedure 29 Achilles Tendon–Distal Fibular Tenodesis for Mild Ankle Valgus in Skeletally Immature Patients
Procedure 30 Iliopsoas Muscle Transfer for Paralysis of the Hip Abductors
Procedure 31 Anterior Transfer of the Peroneus Longus Tendon to the Base of the Second Metatarsal
Procedure 32 Posterior Tendon Transfer to the Os Calcis for Correction of Calcaneus Deformity (Green and Grice Procedure)
Procedure 33 Triple Arthrodesis
Procedure 34 Extraarticular Arthrodesis of the Subtalar Joint (Grice Procedure)
Procedure 35 Extensor Carpi Ulnaris–Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Transfer
Procedure 36 Fractional Lengthening of the Finger and Wrist Flexors in the Forearm Operative Technique
Procedure 37 Scapulocostal Stabilization for Scapular Winging (Ketenjian Technique)
Procedure 38 Exposure of the Spine for Posterior Instrumentation and Fusion
Procedure 39 Ponte osteotomy
Procedure 40 Posterior Spinal Instrumentation and Fusion Using Pedicle Screws
Procedure 41 Sacro-Iliac Screws
Procedure 42 Anterior Instrumentation of the Spine for Thoracolumbar or Lumbar Scoliosis
Procedure 43 Quadricepsplasty for Recurrent Dislocation of the Patella (Green Procedure)
Procedure 44 Knee Fusion for Prosthetic Conversion in Proximal Focal Femoral Deficiency
Procedure 45 Open Reduction of Dorsolateral Dislocation of the Talocalcaneonavicular Joint (Congenital Vertical Talus)
Procedure 46 Plantar Fasciotomy
Procedure 47 Transfer of the Long Toe Extensors to the Heads of the Metatarsals (Jones Transfer)
Procedure 48 Dwyer Lateral Wedge Resection of the Calcaneus for Pes Cavus
Procedure 49 Dorsal Wedge Resection for Pes Cavus
Procedure 50 Japas V-Osteotomy of the Tarsus
Procedure 51 Correction of Hammer Toe by Resection and Arthrodesis of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint
Procedure 52 Epiphysiodesis of the Distal Femur (the Green Modification of the Phemister Technique)
Procedure 53 Percutaneous Epiphyseodesis
Procedure 54 Epiphysiodesis of the Proximal Tibia and Fibula (the Green Modification of the Phemister Technique)
Procedure 55 Ischial-Bearing Above-Knee Amputation (Midthigh Amputation)
Procedure 56 Disarticulation of the Knee Joint
Procedure 57 Below-Knee Amputation
Procedure 58 Arthrodesis of the Ankle Joint via the Anterior Approach Without Disturbing the Distal Tibial Growth Plate
Procedure 59 Lateral Rotation Osteotomy of the Humerus
Procedure 60 Rerouting of the Biceps Brachii Tendon to Convert Its Motion From Supinator to Pronator of the Forearm (Zancolli Procedure)
Procedure 61 Modified Green Scapuloplasty for Congenital High Scapula (Sprengel Deformity)
Procedure 62 Woodward Operation for Congenital High Scapula
Procedure 63 Disarticulation of the Shoulder
Procedure 64 Amputation Through the Arm
Procedure 65 Disarticulation of the Elbow
Procedure 66 Posterior Release of Elbow Extension Contracture
Procedure 67 Posterior Approach for Forequarter Amputation (Littlewood Technique)
Procedure 68 Flexorplasty of the Elbow (the Mayer and Green Modification of the Steindler Technique)
Procedure 69 Pectoralis Major Transfer for Paralysis of the Elbow Flexors

Video Contents

1. Closed Reduction Left Hip/Arthrogram
2. Open Reduction Capsulorrhaphy Femoral Shortening Pemberton Osteotomy
3. Knee Reduction and Femoral Shortening: Infant
4. Pemberton Osteotomy
5. Salter Osteotomy
6. Adductor Tenotomy Hamstring Lengthening Rectus Femoris Transfer
7. Dwyer (Closing Wedge) Calcaneal Osteotomy