The 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.