Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide

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SLACK Incorporated, 2009 - Medical - 175 pages
As minimally invasive surgeries for commonly scoped joints increase, the Visual Arthroscopy Series led by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Tal David will answer the call for all in orthopedic surgery seeking succinct and highly visual books that will provide step-by step-instructions on arthroscopic techniques for the shoulder, knee, and hip.

Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide by Dr. Tal David and Dr. James Andrews is unique in its presentation in that it includes intra-operative photos taken with the scope, detailing and illustrating each step along the way in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder from start to finish.

Some chapter topics include:
• Diagnostic Arthroscopy
• Subacromial Decompression
• Rotator Cuff Repairs—supraspinatus, subscapularis and massive tears
• Capsular Imprication (Plication)
• Capsular Release (Capsulotomy)
• Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis

Each chapter inside Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide is written by an expert arthroscopist who shares their technical “tips & pearls” on how they would perform the procedure.

Each chapter Includes:
• A description of surgical goals
• Step-by-step “how-to” and illustrative instructions
• A section of tips and pearls from the authors

With the precise instructions of an illustrative cookbook, Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide is highly organized and easy-to-read resource perfect for orthopedic residents, fellows, and surgeons involved with sports arthroscopy.

Other titles in the Visual Arthroscopy Series:
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Hip: A Visual Guide by Dr. Bryan Kelly and Dr. Mark J. Philippon
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Knee: A Visual Guide by Dr. Thomas J. Gill

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Tal S. David, MD practices Orthopedic Sports Medicine in San Diego, California. He is a Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego.

Dr. David serves as team physician for various local, collegiate and professional sports teams and is currently an NFL team physician.

He is a member of the Board of Editors of the peer-reviewed journal, Orthopedics, and has published and lectured extensively on various topics in sports medicine.

James R. Andrews, MD is a founding partner of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center and Medical Director of the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also Medical Director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

He is Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama Medical School, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the University of Kentucky Medical Center, and the University of South Carolina Medical School.

Dr. Andrews is internationally recognized for his scientific and clinical research contributions in knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and has trained more than 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows and more than 45 primary care sports medicine fellows.

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