Written by recognized experts, this volume is the definitive clinical reference on diagnosis and management of disorders of the adult shoulder. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the entire spectrum of shoulder problems, from common conditions to complex and controversial issues in adult shoulder reconstruction and revision surgery. A unique feature of the text is the inclusion of treatment algorithms within each clinical chapter. Complementing the text are 1,250 illustrations, including 276 in full color. Major sections cover rotator cuff disease and tendon ruptures, glenohumeral instability, and glenohumeral arthritis and related disorders. The section on glenohumeral arthritis features detailed discussions on the indications, techniques, results, and complications of shoulder arthroplasty as well as alternatives. Other conditions covered include the stiff shoulder, fractures, sports injuries, neuromuscular disorders, neoplasms, and infection. The book provides complete information on arthroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging, rehabilitation, outcome measurement, and pain management.
The package includes a CD-ROM that contains the full text as well as modules covering regional anatomy, algorithms, and video clips of patient examination and surgical procedures