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Surgical Techniques for the Shoulder and Elbow 9781588900883

Surgical Techniques for the Shoulder and Elbow

ISBN-10: 1588900886
ISBN-13: 9781588900883
PUBLISHER: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
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Product Description:

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 problems
  • Step-by-step instructions on performing more than 50 procedures
  • A "who's who" in shoulder and elbow surgery -- including Champ Baker, Robert Bell, James Esch,
    Scott Rodeo, Felix Savoie, and more -- share their clinical experiences
  • Includes both arthroscopic and open surgical solutions for each situation
  • More than 400 illustrations provide detailed explanations of the techniques

Here 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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