This reference offers a step-by-step, "how-to" approach on performing both open and arthroscopic surgeries for sports-related injuries of the knee, elbow, and shoulder. Leaders in sports medicine offer guidance on everything from patient positioning and the latest surgical techniques through pearls and pitfalls and post-operative care. A concise and consistent chapter format makes it easy to find the answers you need; and abundant illustrations, as well as operative videos on DVD, help you to master even the most technically challenging procedures.
Guides you through the latest open and arthroscopic techniques, including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and hamstring and allograft ACL reconstruction, in one convenient resource.
Features a consistent, step-by-step approach, with numerous tips, pearls, and pitfalls, to help you obtain optimal outcomes from each procedure.
Includes abundant illustrations so you can see exactly how to perform every technique step by step.
By Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Anatomy and Cell Biology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
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