Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon, 1st Edition

The Surgeon’s Guide to Comprehensive Management
Editors :
Matthew T Provencher & Brian J. Cole & Anthony A Romeo & Pascal Boileau & Nikhil Verma

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 everyt......view more

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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.


Key Features
  • 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.

Author Information
Edited by Matthew T. Provencher, MD, CAPT, MC, USNR Professor of Surgery and Orthopaedics, USUHS Shoulder, Knee and Sports Medicine Surgery Fellowship Co-Director, The Steadman Clinic Former Head Team Physician, New England Patriots Chairman of the VailHealth IRB Principal Investigator, Steadman Philippon Research Institute The Steadman Clinic Vail, CO, USA; Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics Chairman, Department of Surgery, Rush OPH Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Sports Medicine and Surgery, Shoulder, Elbow and Knee Care Section Head, Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush Team Physician, Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL, USA; Anthony A. Romeo, MD, Chief of Orthopaedics - New York Rothman Orthopaedic Institute Shoulder, Elbow, Sports Medicine Chief Medical Editor, Orthopaedics Today Past-President, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons New York, NY, USA; Pascal Boileau, MD, Professor Department of Orthopaedic and Sports Surgery University Institute of Locomotion and Sports- Pasteur 2 Hospital Nice, France and Nikhil N. Verma, MD Professor and Director Division Of Sports Medicine Rush University Medical Center Midwest Orthopedics at Rush Chicago, IL, USA