Derived from Sam W. Wiesel's four-volume Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery , this single-volume resource contains the user-friendly, step-by-step information you need to confidently perform the full range of shoulder and elbow surgical procedures. In one convenient place, you'll find the entire Shoulder and Elbow section, as well as relevant chapters from the Sports Medicine section of Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery . Superb full-color illustrations and step-by-step explanations help you master surgical techniques, select the best procedure, avoid complications, and anticipate outcomes. Written by global experts from leading institutions, Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2nd Edition , provides authoritative, easy-to-follow guidance to both the novice trainee or experienced surgeon. Highly Commended in the Surgery category of the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards!Key Features
Step-by-step procedures are illustrated with outstanding full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique.
Each clinical problem is discussed in the same concise format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, physical findings, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications. Detailed descriptions of surgical anatomy help you master even the most challenging and highly technical procedures. Extensive use of bullet points and a highly templated format allow for quick and easy reference. Ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure, whether a familiar standard or a new and evolving technique