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); and 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; and 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.
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 251 x 175 x 10 mm
"It serves as a useful guide for the rationale of every stage of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Strengths of this book include the presentation of arthroscopic photographs, along with descriptions of a particular surgical procedure."
-- Wayne A. Brewer, PT, MPH, OCS, CSCS, Harris County Hospital District, Missouri City, TX, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
"It has many high quality photos for a book of this price. This book is focused, requires less time to learn a procedure, and is easy to follow."
-- Benjamin A. Goldberg, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.