posted on April 11, 2016 10:28
Dr. James C. Wittig, Vice Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology and Sarcoma Surgery, and Director of the Skin and Sarcoma Division at the John Theurer Cancer Center of Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey is a co-author of the second edition of, “Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology."
Derived from Sam W. Wiesel’s four-volume Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, this single-volume resource contains the user-friendly, step-by-step information you need to confidently perform the full range of operative techniques in surgical oncology. In one convenient place, you’ll find the entire Surgical Oncology section from Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Superb full-color illustrations and step-by-step explanations help you master surgical techniques, select the best procedure, avoid complications, and anticipate outcomes. Written by global experts from leading institutions, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology, 2nd Edition, provides authoritative, easy-to-follow guidance to both the novice trainee or experienced surgeon.
"I am pleased to announce the release of our second edition of the five volume series,” said Dr. Wittig. “As professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Seton Hall University, it has been an honor to help co-author the specific volume on orthopedic surgical oncology and limb sparing surgery for sarcomas. I am excited about future collaborations with Georgetown and look forward to teaching medical students and residents in the future, particularly through the new Seton Hall and HackensackUHN School of Medicine."
- Step-by-step procedures are illustrated with outstanding full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique.
- Each clinical problem is discussed in the same concise format: definition, anatomy, contraindications, imaging, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications.
- Detailed descriptions of surgical anatomy help you master even the most challenging and highly technical procedures.
- Extensive use of bullet points and a highly templated format allow for quick and easy reference.
- Ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure, whether a familiar standard or a new and evolving technique.
The volume is available for purchase at:
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About Dr. Wittig
James C. Wittig, MD specializes in limb-sparing surgery; pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas; melanoma; benign musculoskeletal tumors; metastatic cancers; as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery. He also has special expertise with regard to tumors that affect the shoulder girdle and scapula. In addition to his Hackensack University Medical Center office located at 20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 501, Hackensack, NJ, Dr. Wittig has a Morristown Office within Tri-County Orthopedics, 190 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 300, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, Inc.; and the Medical Society of New Jersey. He has published over 90 educational materials ranging from original reports, abstracts, videos and articles in the following publications: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, American Family Physician, Journal of Arthroplasty, Radiology and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is also a prominent lecturer in the field of Orthopedic Surgery throughout the nation. Dr. James C. Wittig has been interviewed in national and local print, TV and radio outlets including The Dr. Oz Show, New York Daily News and other publications. He has also been recognized as one of “The Nation’s Top Doctors” by New York Magazine. For more information about this or other related topics, or to schedule an appointment, please call, in NJ,551-996-2533 or out of state, 1-855-DRWITTIG (1-855-379-4884), visit TumorSurgery.org or email Dr. Wittig at drjameswittig(at)gmail(dot)com.