Published by: Lippincott
Edited by: Edward V. Craig, MD
This highly acclaimed volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series is now in its Second Edition—greatly expanded and completely revised to reflect the latest improvements in surgical technique. The world’s foremost shoulder surgeons describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon’s-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by noted medical illustrators.
The Second Edition provides thorough updates on all surgical techniques and highlights recent advances in arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder. New chapters cover latissimus dorsi transfers in rotator cuff reconstructions; surgical treatment of sternoclavicular injuries; revision surgery in total shoulder replacement; managing soft tissue deficiencies in total shoulder replacement; arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff; arthroscopic thermal stabilization; arthroscopic capsular release for the stiff shoulder; arthroscopic calcium excision; and open and arthroscopic debridement of full-thickness rotator cuff tears. This edition includes many new contributing authors and new illustrations.