Complex Issues in the Primary and Revision Setting
editore: Thieme Publishing Group
Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complex Issues in the Primary and Revision Setting assembles the clinical knowledge of leading orthopaedic surgeons treating patients with arthritic shoulders. The book presents practical approaches to surgically managing each type of arthritis, the challenges of revision surgery, and related complications during and following surgery. Chapters provide thorough descriptions of the physical examination, imaging, diagnosis, indications, surgical treatment, nonoperative treatments, therapeutic options, and outcomes. Features: *Comprehensive discussion addressing everything from the latest techniques for arthroplasty to alternatives to total shoulder replacement *Recommendations about how to avoid and manage common complications including infection, nonunion, malunion, instability, aseptic loosening, and soft tissue complications such as rotator cuff tears, impingement syndromes, and lesions *Important coverage on the treatment of young arthritic patients This book is an essential reference for orthopaedic surgeons, general surgeons, and residents in these specialties.