State-of-the art techniques for shoulder replacement surgery
Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complex Issues in the Primary and Revision Setting assembles the clinical knowledge of leading orthopedic surgeons treating patients with arthritic shoulders. The book presents practical approaches to surgically managing each type of arthritis, the challenges of revision surgery, and related complications during and following surgery. Chapters provide thorough descriptions of the physical examination, imaging, diagnosis, indications, surgical treatment, nonoperative treatments, therapeutic options, and outcomes.
Features:Comprehensive discussion addressing everything from the latest techniques for arthroplasty to alternatives to total shoulder replacement Recommendations about how to avoid and manage common complications including infection, nonunion, malunion, instability, aseptic loosening, and soft tissue complications such as rotator cuff tears, impingement syndromes, and lesions Important coverage on the treatment of young arthritic patients
This book is an essential reference for orthopedic surgeons, general surgeons, and residents in these specialties.
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 710 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 13 mm
Praise for this book:
"[Five stars]Well organized...thorough...The authors are world renowned experts...This excellent book is extremely useful for surgeons...Compared to more comprehensive texts, this book offers superior detail on the procedure of shoulder arthroplasty."--Doody's Review
This text provides an intimate look at a specific joint surgery, shoulder arthroplasty...an excellent resource for describing the surgical procedure to the patient and sets the stage for understanding the constraints and indications for rehabilitation.--Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy