The ultimate how-to resource on shoulder surgery from internationally renowned experts
Shoulder problems related to degenerative conditions, sports injuries, or trauma comprise a significant percentage of orthopaedic surgery practice. Shoulder Surgery: Tricks of the Trade reflects collective expertise from Joshua Dines, David Dines and Lawrence Gulotta, renowned orthopaedic surgeons at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and an impressive cadre of contributors.
The unique resource features practical advice from recognized experts, presenting surgical essentials in an easy-to-learn and reproducible manner. Seventy-three chapters present key aspects of shoulder surgery procedures — from subacromial decompression and acromioplasty — to pectoralis major repair. Each succinct chapter includes step-by-step procedural guidance, indications, management of complications, and other invaluable pearls, tips, and tricks of the trade.
Repair and reconstructive approaches for calcific tendinitis; rotator cuff, SLAP, labral, and glenohumeral ligament injuries; osteoarthritis; and more
Shoulder replacement procedures including partial humeral head, stemless anatomic, and the use of an augmented polyethylene glenoid component for posterior glenoid wear
A full continuum of arthroplasty topics, from basics such as patient positioning and retractory placement — to state-of-the-art techniques to resolve complications and failed surgeries
High quality surgical videos detail the latest arthroscopic approaches, such as patch augmentation of rotator cuff repair and fracture fixation
This is the most user-friendly orthopaedic shoulder surgery guide available today and a must-have quick reference for all orthopaedic residents, fellows, and surgeons who treat patients with shoulder conditions.