The development of the topic, dealing broadly with basic, theoretical considerations and experimental evidence has caused this book to be different from the usual plan of books for a similar purpose.
An attempt is made to develop orthopedic judgment, so as to apply the proper decision to a given problem.
The seventy-six plates are evenly distributed throughout the text, and each plate is made up of a group of photographs, x-ray prints and diagrams illustrative of the adjacent subject matter of the text.
At the end of each chapter there is a résumé and a comprehensive bibliography. Chapter 1 deals with the congenital deformities, which are determined in a coherent and systematic manner by powerful early developmental nature.
The static constitutional anteroposterior deformities of the spine are dependent on a proper relationship between the spine, the thorax and the abdominal cavity. Any change in one of the systems must be