This book by 64 of the most prominent experts in the field provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of arthritis surgery. Procedures described in the text include total joint replacement, total joint arthroplasty, synovectomy, prosthetic joint replacement and soft tissue procedures. Techniques for these and other approaches are presented step by step, along with their indications, contra-indications and potential complications. Over 600 explicit illustrations!In most centers, arthrographic or MRI confirmation of a complete rotator cuff tear would be obtained before surgical exploration. ... They have been recommended for evaluating glenohumeral synovitis, articular cartilage damage, loose bodies, and particularly for diagnosing labrum tears. ... The use of the arthroscope for repairing torn rotator cuffs and for stabilization of a dislocating shoulder is still in theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Clement B. Sledge|
|Publisher||:||W B Saunders Company - 1994|