Operative Arthroscopy

Operative Arthroscopy

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Extensively revised and updated for its Third Edition, Operative Arthroscopy remains the most comprehensive and authoritative reference in this rapidly advancing specialty. World-renowned experts describe the latest instrumentation and techniques and detail proven minimally invasive procedures for the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, foot, ankle, and spine. New topics in this edition include meniscus repair with implantable devices, arthroscopic knot tying, and arthroscopy in athletes. Hundreds of full-color arthroscopic views, surgical exposures, and line drawings guide surgeons in technique and clinical decision-making. This edition includes a free DVD of surgical procedures, with over 200 minutes of video to demonstrate key points and techniques.FIGURE 33.10 Repair of U-shaped cuff tears (A) begins with side-to-side sutures that converge the free margin toward the bone bed (margin convergence). ... I advise against transfer of rotator cuff tendons (e.g., subscapularis transfer), because such transfers change the ... Arthroscopic interval slide, although it may improve function, must be considered a heroic intervention for a desperate problem.

Title:Operative Arthroscopy
Author:John B. McGinty, Stephen S. Burkhart
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2003


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