Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

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Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery contains the chapters on the shoulder and elbow from Sam W. Wiesel's Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery and provides full-color, step-by-step explanations of all operative procedures. Written by experts from leading institutions around the world, this superbly illustrated volume focuses on mastery of operative techniques and also provides a thorough understanding of how to select the best procedure, how to avoid complications, and what outcomes to expect. The user-friendly format is ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure. Each procedure is broken down step by step, with full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique. Extensive use of bulleted points and tables allows quick and easy reference.Ligamentous structures that are potentially important in the surgical management of glenohumeral arthritis include the ... In some cases of posttraumatic arthritis, catastrophic cartilage damage associated with single-event or repetitive trauma overwhelms the shouldera#39;s cartilage repair mechanisms and arthritis ... Full- thickness rotator cuff tears are distinctly uncommon and occur in 5% to 10% of patients.

Title:Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Author:Gerald R. Williams, Matthew L. Ramsey, Sam W. Wiesel
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011-12-07


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