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Shoulder Surgery

Basic Knowledge and How to Start

Scarlat, Marius

2015, Approx. 250 p. 100 illus.

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  • Useful information for health professionals involved in treating shoulders in everyday practice
  • Basics for starting operative shoulder procedures
  • Basics for managing shoulder patients before and after surgery
​The Orthopaedic Resident and the General Orthopaedic Surgeon will find in this textbook the basic principles for understanding and starting the shoulder surgery. The Shoulder specialists will find this book interesting for basic knowledge in the diagnostic and management of the shoulder patients. They can use it as a reference in dealing with everyday practice and explaining the "how to" to different partners in work, such as physiotherapists, anesthesiologists, operating room team and partners. The author's experience after two decades of work in the field of orthopaedic care is outlined with simple and understandable principles for practice. All the chapters of this work are illustrated with schemes, drawings and pictures that make explanations easy to understand and apply.  Here are some of the main topics dealt with in this book:  anatomic principles, essential clinic presentation and main syndromes, non-operative management, operative schedule and basis for installation in main shoulder procedures, surgical approaches, minimal invasive surgery principles, arthroscopy basics, assessment tools and hints for clinical follow-up.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Arthroscopy - Rhumatology - Shoulder - Sports Medicine - Surgery Principles

Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

​Why this book?.- General Shoulder Anatomy (Gross and Free-eye descriptions).- Arthroscopic Shoulder Anatomy (Optical Enhancement and Checkpoints).- Shoulder pathologies - the big syndomes.- The Clavicule.- The Acromio-Clavicular Joint.- The Rotator Cuff.- The Instabilities.- Degenerative Conditions.- Shoulder examination,- Usefull paraclinic exams.- When and How to Schedule Surgery.- Installation (different types, positionning, protection).- Approaches (open).- Arthroscopy-the tour.- Shoulder Replacement Surgery (anatomic and reverse).- Novelties and trends.

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