A practical reference guide for orthopedic surgeons, fellows, and residents specializing in shoulder injuries, Premier Approaches to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair explains the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery for rotator cuff repair and incorporates evidence-based analysis to help readers select the best surgical techniques for their patients.
Rotator cuff disease is common and debilitating, but postoperative retear rates remain high. While technological advances have led to an increase in popularity and prominence of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, the procedures are technically demanding and require a steep learning curve.
Edited by Dr. John D. Kelly and with contributions from leading orthopedic surgeons, Premier Approaches to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair provides readers with the latest information and evidence-based analysis on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques including:
- Double-row repair
- Subscapularis tears
- Oblique reduction
- Partial repair
- Graft augmentation
- Biologic augmentation
- Superior capsular reconstruction
- Fatty infiltration
- Suprascapular nerve release
The text concludes with a chapter on rehabilitation after rotator cuff repair that underscores the importance of a progressive program, individualized to each patient and coordinated among the surgeon, therapist, and patient.
Premier Approaches to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair is an indispensable book that provides a framework for understanding and evaluating the newest techniques in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.