The Shoulder, Volume 1

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Charles A. Rockwood
Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2009 - Medical - 1584 pages
Significantly revised and updated, the new edition of this highly regarded reference on the shoulder continues to impress. A multitude of leading international authorities-30% new to this 4th edition-present today's most comprehensive, in-depth view of the current state of shoulder practice, all in a beautifully illustrated, full-color 2-volume masterwork. They deliver the most up-to-date coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction, along with practical approaches for patient evaluation and balanced discussions of treatment alternatives-open and arthroscopic, surgical and nonsurgical. Greatly expanded and visually enhanced coverage of arthroscopy, as well as many new chapters, provide expert guidance on the latest minimally invasive approaches. New "Critical Points" summary boxes highlight key technical tips and pearls, and two DVDs deliver new videos that demonstrate how to perform open and arthroscopic procedures. And now, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated 4th edition comes with access to the complete fully searchable contents online, as well as videos of arthroscopic procedures from the DVDs-enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection.

Includes tips and pearls from leaders in the field, as well as their proven and preferred methods.
Offers scientifically based coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction to aid in the decision-making process.
Provides a balance between open and arthroscopic techniques so you can chose the right procedures for each patient.

Includes the entire contents of the book online, fully searchable, as well as procedural videos from the DVDs, for quick, easy anywhere access.
Features 30% new expert contributors and new chapters, including Effectiveness Evaluation and the Shoulder, Revision of Rotator Cuff Problems, Management of Complications of Rotator Cuff Surgery, Management of Infected Shoulder Prosthesis, and others, providing you with abundant fresh insights and new approaches.
Provides new and expanded material on the management of advanced arthritis and CTA, infected arthroplasty, procedures to manage the stiff shoulder, and much more keeping you on the cusp of the newest techniques.
Offers enhanced coverage of shoulder arthroscopy, including basic and advanced techniques and complications, for expert advice on all of the latest minimally invasive approaches.
Devotes an entire new chapter to research frontiers to keep you apprised of what's on the horizon.
Incorporates "Critical Points" summary boxes that highlight key technical tips and pearls.
Uses a new full-color design for optimal visual guidance of arthroscopic views and procedures.
Presents new videos on arthroscopic procedures on 2 DVDs to help you master the latest techniques.
 

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Contents

Developmental Anatomy of the Shoulder and Anatomy of the Glenohumeral Joint
1
Gross Anatomy of the Shoulder
33
Congenital Anomalies and Variational Anatomy of the Shoulder
101
Clinical Evaluation of Shoulder Problems
145
Radiographic Evaluation of Shoulder Problems
177
Biomechanics of the Shoulder
213
Effectiveness Evaluation of the Shoulder
267
Anesthesia for Shoulder Procedures
279
Contributors
757
Table of Contents
763
DVD Video Contents
769
Rotator Cuff
771
Evaluation and Management of Failed Rotator Cuff Surgery
891
Complications of Shoulder Arthroscopy
909
Shoulder Arthroscopy
921
Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy
1045

Fractures of the Proximal Humerus
295
Fractures of the Scapula
333
Fractures of the Clavicle
381
Disorders of the Acromioclavicular Joint
453
Disorders of the Sternoclavicular Joint
527
Sepsis of the Shoulder Molecular Mechanisms and Pathogenesis
561
Fractures Dislocations and Acquired Problems of the Shoulder in Children
583
Glenohumeral Instability
617
Index
i
Front cover
744
FOURTH EDITION VOLUME TWO
747
Copyright page
748
Dedication
749
to the Fourth Edition
751
to the Third Edition
753
Preface
755
Glenohumeral Arthritis and Its Management
1089
Advanced Evaluation and Management of Glenohumeral Arthritis in the CuffDeficient Shoulder
1247
Management of the Infected Shoulder Arthroplasty
1277
Calcifying Tendinitis
1283
The Biceps Tendon
1309
Nerve Problems About the Shoulder
1361
Muscle Ruptures Affecting the Shoulder Girdle
1389
The Stiff Shoulder
1405
The Shoulder in Athletes
1437
Occupational Shoulder Disorders
1489
Tumors and Related Conditions
1509
Amputations and Prosthetic Replacement
1557
Emerging Technologies in Shoulder Surgery Trends and Future Directions
1577
Index
i
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