Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon, 1st EditionThe Surgeon’s Guide to Comprehensive Management
With a concise, expert focus on one of today’s hottest topics in shoulder surgery, Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of all aspects of this fast-changing area. This unique volume covers everything from physical examination and imaging workup to state-of-the-art treatment methodologies and clinical indications for operative techniques. Designed with the clinician in mind, it offers a comprehensive, well-illustrated approach in an easy-to-read format, supplemented by surgical videos created by leaders in the field.
- Expert contributing authors describe every procedural step in a logical, methodical manner, offering clinical and technical pearls from personal experience.
- Surgical techniques are written with the general orthopaedist in mind and include an emphasis on transitioning to all-arthroscopic techniques.
- Coverage includes non-operative care, including an emphasis on rotator cuff and proximal biceps rehabilitation techniques, injections, and modalities.
- Expert discussions include advanced arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques, revision surgery, and arthroplasty (hemiarthroplasty, total shoulder, and reverse shoulder arthroplasty) for failed cuff repair.
- Unique! Includes salvage reconstruction techniques including tendon transfers, biologic patches, and emerging technologies.
- More than 1100 high-quality illustrations include both original artwork and clinical photographs that accurately depict important aspects of each procedure for surgical management.
- Before each surgical technique, quick-reference text boxes in bulleted format present guidelines for arriving at the associated diagnosis.
- Ideal for orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and students in orthopaedic surgery as well as physical therapists, physician assistants and athletic trainers.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase , which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.