Traumatic injuries to the shoulder remain a problem encountered by young and old alike. Trauma surgeons and shoulder and elbow specialists are called upon daily to improve the quality of life of injured individuals by restoring function, decreasing pain and returning individuals to their previous occupations and places in society. Such treatment provides both humanitarian and economic impact. Only recently have techniques and technology allowed surgeons to restore lives to such a degree following these injuries. Still, shoulder and elbow trauma remains a vexing problem for patients and surgeons alike. Many injuries result in lost work and serious debility including lack of function, post-traumatic arthritis and pain. This important textbook provides a systematic and comprehensive guide to the different types of shoulder trauma and the management of its associated complications. In Part One, the focus is on the most common types of shoulder trauma, with chapters covering anterior instability, traumatic rotator cuff tears, fractures, joint injuries and the floating shoulder and includes sections on the most common complications befalling each injury. Part II then reviews the management of the most common complications. Chapters include detailed analyses of persistent anterior shoulder instability, several forms of nonunion and malunion, failed acromioclavicular joint reconstruction, post-traumatic arthropathy and traumatic osteonecrosis, and failed arthroplasty for fracture. Reviews common types of shoulder trauma Addresses the common complications associated with each injury Provides a detailed guide to the management of common complications
Focusing on all key aspects of shoulder replacement surgery and emphasizing on the latest techniques and tools, Shoulder Arthroplasty, 2nd Edition , brings you expert procedural approaches from two master surgeons in the field: Drs. T. Bradley Edwards and Brent J. Morris. Extensively illustrated, this technique-intensive reference provides step-by-step guidance on the most effective approaches to patients in everyday practice, including the variations and complications that surgeons invariably encounter. Focused, concise coverage includes indications and contraindications, preoperative planning and imaging, results and complications, and more.
Covering the entire spectrum of operative shoulder arthroscopy, including both routine and complex shoulder procedures, Gartsmans Shoulder Arthroscopy, 3rd Edition , provides a straightforward, classroom approach that walks you through each step of these challenging surgeries . Two master surgeons in the field, Drs. Hussein Elkousy and T. Bradley Edwards, present clear explanations of the standard approach to each procedure, plus variations and complications that frequently arise. Focused, concise coverage includes review of anatomy, indications and contraindications, non-operative options, pre-operative assessment and imaging, and more.
Fully updated with completely updated content, exciting new authors, and commentary by national and international experts in the field, Rockwood and Matsens The Shoulder, 5th Edition continues its tradition of excellence as the cornerstone reference for effective management of shoulder disorders. This masterwork provides how-to guidance on the full range of both tried-and-true and recent surgical techniques , including both current arthroscopic methods and the latest approaches in arthroplasty. An outstanding editorial team headed by Drs. Charles A. Rockwood, Jr. and Frederick A. Matsen III ensures that you have the tools you need to achieve optimal patient outcomes for any shoulder challenge you encounter. Throughout the book the authors focus on the value of the procedures to patients, showing ways that expense and risk can be minimized. Combines the how to for tried and true shoulder procedures along with the latest arthroscopic methods for managing shoulder disorders. Focuses on the most challenging open procedures , including those often overlooked in training programs, yet thoroughly reviews the rationale for using minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques whenever possible. Offers scientifically based coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction to aid in the decision-making process. Features new commentaries from international authorities - including dissenting and alternative viewpoints -- and final comments by our editorial experts. Covers new approaches , including reverse total shoulder, the latest rotator cuff repair methods, and the ream and run procedure, as well as emerging imaging methods.
This issue will include articles on Nerve Repair and Nerve Grafting, Nerve Regeneration, Nerve Transfers to Restore Shoulder Function, Nerve Transfers to Restore Elbow Function, and many more!
Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine presents you with a step-by-step approach on performing both open and arthroscopic surgeries for sports-related injuries. This medical reference book offers all of the expert guidance you need on everything from patient positioning and the latest orthopaedic surgery techniques, through pearls and pitfalls and post-operative care. An international group of contributors equips you with a worldwide perspective on the most recent orthopaedic advances, making Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine your go-to digest of todays common procedures. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader , conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Ensure optimal outcomes from each shoulder, elbow and knee procedure with this orthopaedic surgery texts consistent, step-by-step approach, coupled with numerous tips, pearls, pitfalls, and images gleaned from surgeons specializing in sports injuries. Apply the latest open and arthroscopic techniques , including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and hamstring and allograft ACL reconstruction. Access the full text and expanded surgical video collection online at Expert Consult. Broaden your knowledge base with contributions from rising international orthopaedic and sports medicine authorities, who offer a global perspective on todays most common techniques including rotator cuff procedures , shoulder and knee instability , and athletic throwing arm issues. Confidently interpret state-of-the-art diagnostic studies with help from a brand-new chapter on sports medicine imaging for each treated joint. See for yourself how key techniques are performed with an expanded online surgical video collection covering Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double Row Techniques; Arthroscopic Repair of Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder; Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction: DANE Technique; Double Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction; and Management of Proximal Tibiofibular Instability.
Injuries to the elbow are common, usually occur secondary to indirect trauma and are often accompanied by injury to shoulder or wrist joints. It is important to assess injuries promptly and accurately, taking into account age and the mechanism of injury, particularly because of the risk of accompanying vascular involvement. This issue will include articles on Anatomy and Exposures, Simple Elbow Dislocations, Radial Head Fractures, Complex Elbow Instability: Radial Head and Coronoid, Varus Posteromedial Instability, Monteggia and Trans-olecranon Injuries, Olecranon Fractures, Arthroscopic management of Elbow Fractures Elbow trauma in the Athlete, Soft Tissue Coverage of the Elbow and many more!
This issue of Hand Clinics will include articles on tendon transfers in the upper limb such as: Principles of Tendon Transfers, Biomechanics of tendon transfers, Restoration of Shoulder Function, Restoration of Elbow Flexion, Radial Nerve Tendon Transfers, High Median Nerve Tendon Transfers, Low Median Nerve Transfers (Opponensplasty), Ulnar Nerve Tendon Tendon Transfers for Grasp (Intrinsics), and many more!
Length Tension Testing Book 2, Upper Quadrant provides clear and comprehensive descriptions and illustrations for assessing flexibility and length tension in the muscles of the upper quadrant. It includes techniques for the cervical spine, temporomandibular joint, thoracic spine, shoulder, elbow, and wrist and hand. Each technique listing includes concise, standardized descriptions of the actions and positions involved, high-quality colour photos and alternative positions to accommodate patient variability and comfort. Most of these tests can be adapted into treatment techniques. This resource will help physiotherapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, and massage therapists improve patient care, and it will be an invaluable reference for students at the college and university level. Also available: Length Tension Testing Book 1, Lower Quadrant. Murray MacHutchon is a physiotherapist at Pembina Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is also an examiner and instructor with the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Case Competencies in Orthopaedic Surgery is a centralized, easy-access guide to preparing for cases most commonly encountered during training. Written by expert author teams consisting of both attending surgeons and residents , it follows a technique-based format and design that summarizes the surgical steps, from room set-up to closure , of all cases relevant to the 15 categories of Orthopaedic Surgery Case Minimums as determined by the ACGME. Forty technique-based chapters boast an outline format with minimal text, high-definition intraoperative figures, and original illustrations . Each chapter contains easy-to-use tables outlining the surgical steps , essential equipment, technical pearls, and common pitfalls of each case. Includes coverage of todays hot topics in orthopaedic surgery , such as fractures, arthroscopy, arthroplasty, bread and butter pediatric cases, and basic subspecialty cases (spine, foot and ankle, oncology, hand, shoulder, and more). Lists CPT and ICD 9/10 codes to help with case logging.