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The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex

A Clinical Casebook

Editors: Verma, Nikhil N., Strauss, Eric J. (Eds.)

  • A case-based, practical guide to the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum
  • Discusses surgical management techniques and strategies for acute and chronic tendon ruptures, SLAP lesions and related injuries
  • An excellent resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists, residents and students alike
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About this book

Comprised exclusively of clinical cases covering the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in orthopedics and sports medicine with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various types of injuries they may encounter. Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and  management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Cases included illustrate different surgical management strategies for acute and chronic biceps tendon ruptures, anterior shoulder pain, subscapularis tears, proximal tenodesis, synovial chondromatosis and SLAP lesions type 1 through 4.

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine practitioners and physical therapists alike.

About the authors

Dr. Verma specializes is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulder surgery. He has completed multiple clinical and biomechanical studies to evaluate the function of the biceps labrum complex, and evaluate clinical outcomes following surgery.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Verma completed his orthopedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Currently he is the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, and Fellowship Director for sports medicine and shoulder. In addition, he serves as head team physician for the Chicago White Sox baseball organization.

Dr. Strauss is a sports medicine specialist with a clinical focus on the arthroscopic treatment of orthopaedic pathology affecting the knee and shoulder. After graduating AOA with honors in research from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Dr. Strauss completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases where he received numerous awards for both basic science and clinical orthopaedic research. He completed his sports medicine fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, gaining experience treating athletes at all levels of competition. As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Strauss is an active contributor to the orthopaedic surgery literature, publishing more than 150 journal articles and book chapters to help advance the field of sports medicine.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Persistent Anterior Shoulder Pain Following Rotator Cuff Repair in a 51-Year-Old Male

    Michael J. Collins MD, et al.

    Pages

  • Type 4 SLAP Tear in 21-Year-Old Minor League Centerfielder

    James M. Paci MD, Lucas King MD

    Pages

  • Anterior Shoulder Pain in a Windmill Softball Pitcher

    Pearce McCarty, L.

    Pages 59-67

  • A 60-Year-Old Active Female with Concomitant Type 1 SLAP and Rotator Cuff Tear

    Goodwin, David (et al.)

    Pages 115-127

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-54934-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-54932-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex
Book Subtitle
A Clinical Casebook
Editors
  • Nikhil N. Verma
  • Eric J. Strauss
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-54934-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-54934-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-54932-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 229
Number of Illustrations and Tables
16 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
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