The Shoulder—a volume in the new Arthritis and Arthroplasty series—offers expert guidance on everything from patient selection and pre-operative planning to surgical approaches and techniques. Clear evidence-based coverage details which technology and methodology used for total shoulder arthroplasty reconstruction or revision is best for each patient. Access discussions of debates on total shoulder arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty; resurfacing glenoid bone loss infection revision shoulder arthroplasty and more. Explore alternatives to total shoulder arthroplasty in younger arthritic patients and view expertly narrated video demonstrations of surgical techniques. In addition to providing practical pragmatic advice in a concise readable format this Expert Consult title offers the full text of the book as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates online at expertconsult.com.
By David Dines, MD, Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Great Neck, NY; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD, Professor and Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Penn Presbytarian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA and Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA