Surgical Techniques for the Shoulder and Elbow

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 248 pages
The continued expansion of arthroscopic techniques has led to rapid recognition and treatment of a wide variety of shoulder and elbow pathologies. This convenient new book covers the most frequently performed open and arthroscopic surgical procedures of the shoulder and elbow in a simplified, easy-to-understand format. Each chapter is written by leading experts in that particular area who present a clear, concise, and stepwise approach to the techniques being discussed. Hundreds of high-quality photographs and drawings demonstrate the different steps of the procedures, along with succinctly written text in an outline/notation format. The consistent layout throughout the book provides quick access to the information you need.Covering 53 different surgical operations, the text addresses topics such as: ligament instability; joint resection; thermal treatment; rotator cuff repairs; nerve release; and much more! It provides several treatment alternatives to each problem, including arthroscopic solutions. In every chapter, you'll also find tips, pearls, indications, contraindications, special considerations, instrumentation, postoperative protocol, and rehabilitation care. Special features of SURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE SHOULDER AND ELBOW:Convenient outline format allows rapid review of the information you need--with key guidelines on avoiding problemsStep-by-step instructions on performing more than 50 proceduresA who's who in shoulder and elbow surgery--including Champ Baker, Robert Bell, James Esch, Scott Rodeo, Felix Savoie, and more--share their clinical experiencesIncludes both arthroscopic and open surgical solutions for each situationMore than 400 illustrations provide detailed explanations of the techniquesHere is the single-volume surgical guide for orthopedic surgeons and residents who need to stay abreast of the latest procedures for the shoulder and elbow. Whether you're new to the field or need a quick introduction to an unfamiliar technique; get all the facts in this easy-to-read text.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPY PORTALS
MODIFIED WEAVERDUNN TECHNIQUE
ROCKWOOD SCREW TECHNIQUE FOR CHRONIC PROBLEMS
SCOPE AND MINIOPEN TECHNIQUE
DISTAL CLAVICLE FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS
ARTHROSCOPIC THREE PORTAL TECHNIQUE
ARTHROSCOPIC TWO PORTAL TECHNIQUE DIRECT APPROACH
ARTHROSCOPIC SUTURE ANCHOR REPAIR OF THE BANKART LESION
ARTHROSCOPIC SUTURE CAPSULORRAPHY
HAGL LESION REPAIR
ARTHROSCOPIC TREATMENT OF MULTIDIRECTIONAL INSTABILITY
OPEN CAPSULAR RELEASE
ARTHROSCOPIC TREATMENT OF CALCIFIC TENDONITIS
SCAPULOTHORACIC ENDOSCOPY
ARTHROSCOPIC APPROACHES TO THE ELBOW

LATERAL APPROACH
POSTERIOR CUTTING BLOCK APPROACH
OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SYMPTOMATIC OS ACROMIALE
BIOMECHANICS OF ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR
PARTIALTHICKNESS ROTATOR CUFF TEARS
ARTHROSCOPIC ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR
HUMERAL DEROTATIONAL OSTEOTOMY
SLAP LESIONS
TREATMENT OF ELBOW ARTHROFIBROSIS
REPLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND APPROACHES
ARTHROSCOPIC APPROACH
OPEN DEBRIDEMENT AND REPAIR
MEDIAL ELBOW LIGAMENT INSTABILITY SURGERY IN ATHLETES
DISTAL BICEPS TENDON AVULSIONS
INDEX
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Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, School of Medicine; Plano Orhtopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Plano TX

Orthopaedic Specialty Institute of Orange County, Orange, CA, USA

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