Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide
As minimally invasive surgeries for commonly scoped joints increase, the Visual Arthroscopy Series led by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Tal David will answer the call for all in orthopedic surgery seeking succinct and highly visual books that will provide step-by step-instructions on arthroscopic techniques for the shoulder, knee, and hip.
Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide by Dr. Tal David and Dr. James Andrews is unique in its presentation in that it includes intra-operative photos taken with the scope, detailing and illustrating each step along the way in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder from start to finish.
Some chapter topics include:
- Diagnostic Arthroscopy
- Subacromial Decompression
- Rotator Cuff Repairs—supraspinatus, subscapularis and massive tears
- Capsular Imprication (Plication)
- Capsular Release (Capsulotomy)
- Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis
Each chapter inside Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide is written by an expert arthroscopist who shares their technical “tips & pearls” on how they would perform the procedure.
Each chapter Includes:
- A description of surgical goals
- Step-by-step “how-to” and illustrative instructions
- A section of tips and pearls from the authors
With the precise instructions of an illustrative cookbook, Arthroscopic Techniques of the Shoulder: A Visual Guide is highly organized and easy-to-read resource perfect for orthopedic residents, fellows, and surgeons involved with sports arthroscopy.
About the Editors
Chapter 1: Positioning for Shoulder Arthroscopy: Beach Chair and Lateral Decubitis
Chapter 2: Shoulder Portals
Chapter 3: Diagnostic Arthroscopy of the Shoulder
Chapter 4: Subacromial Decompression
Chapter 5: Distal Clavicle Excision
Chapter 6: Rotator Cuff Repair: Bridging Suture Techniques
Chapter 7: Arthroscopic Subscapularis Repair
Chapter 8: Rotator Cuff Repair: Massive Tears
Chapter 9: Superior Labral Repair
Chapter 10: Anterior Labral Repair (Bankart)
Chapter 11: Capsular Imbrication (Plication)
Chapter 12: Arthroscopic Capsular Release
Chapter 13: Coracoplasty
Chapter 14: Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis
"It serves as a useful guide for the rationale of every stage of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Strengths of this book include the presentation of arthroscopic photographs, along with descriptions of a particular surgical procedure."
— Wayne A. Brewer, PT, MPH, OCS, CSCS, Harris County Hospital District, Missouri City, TX, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
"It has many high quality photos for a book of this price. This book is focused, requires less time to learn a procedure, and is easy to follow."
— Benjamin A. Goldberg, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.
About the Editors
Tal S. David, MD
Tal S. David, MD practices Orthopedic Sports Medicine in San Diego, California. He is a Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego.
Dr. David serves as team physician for various local, collegiate and professional sports teams and is currently an NFL team physician.
He is a member of the Board of Editors of the peer-reviewed journal, Orthopedics, and has published and lectured extensively on various topics in sports medicine.
James R. Andrews, MD
James R. Andrews, MD is a founding partner of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center and Medical Director of the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also Medical Director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida.
He is Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama Medical School, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the University of Kentucky Medical Center, and the University of South Carolina Medical School.
Dr. Andrews is internationally recognized for his scientific and clinical research contributions in knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and has trained more than 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows and more than 45 primary care sports medicine fellows.