Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Shoulder

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  • 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 Williams, MD, Professor and Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Penn Presbytarian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

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
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Book information

  • Published: June 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4975-3

Table of Contents

Part 1: Arthritis and Arthroplasty of Shoulder

Chapter 1. Etiology, Diagnosis and Non-operative Treatment of the Arthritic Shoulder, Erica Taylor and Cato T. Laurencin

Part 2: Surgical Options in Shoulder Arthritis

Chapter 2. Debridement, Chondroplasty and Soft Tissue Releases Emilie V. Cheung and Marc R. Safran

Chapter 3. The Evolution of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Peter A. Ugolini and John M. Fenlin

Chapter 4. Partial Surface replacements: Indications, Techniques and Results, Sam Akhavan and Anthony Miniaci

Chapter 5. Humeral Head Resurfacing; Indications, Technique and Results, Stephen A Copeland and Jaikumar G. Relwani

Chapter 6. Hemiarthroplasy for Arthritis
Charles A. Rockwood, Robert M Orfaly

Chapter 7. Interpositional Arthroplasty, Wayne Z. Burkhead, and Sumant G. Krishnan

Chapter 8. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in Primary Osteoarthritis - Technique and Results,
Christopher C. Dodson, David M. Dines, and Gerald R. Williams

Part 3: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Technical Considerations

Chapter 9. Soft Tissue Releases and Glenoid Exposure, Frances Cuomo and Danny P Chan

Chapter 10. Glenoid Bone Loss Treated with Bone Grafts, Joseph P. Iannotti and Jason J. Scalise

Chapter 11. The Rotator Cuff Deficient Arthritic Shoulder. Michael J. Angel, David M. Dines, and Cato T. Laurencin

Chapter 12. Rehabilitation after Shoulder Arthroplasty, Martin J. Kelley and Brian G. Leggin

Part 4: Disease Specific Options

Chapter 13. Arthroplasty in Rheumatologic Conditions: Special Considerations, Adam M. Smith and John W. Sperling

Chapter 14. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Arthritis: Current Trends and Technical Considerations, Matthew D. Williams. T. Bradley Edwards, and Gary M. Gartsman

Chapter 15. Shoulder Arthroplasty in Post-Traumatic Arthropathy: Technique and Results, Danny P. Chan and Peter D. McCann

Chapter 16. Arthroplasty for Arthritis after Instability including Post-Capsulorrhaphy and Chronic Dislocations, H. Griffith, Robert H. Rolf, Nata Parnes, Zachary R. Zimmer, Laurence D. Higgins, and Jon J.P. Warner

Chapter 17. Avascular Necrosis of the Shoulder, Brian T. Feeley and Edward V. Craig

Chapter 18. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Indications. Technique and Results, David N. Collins

Chapter 19. The Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis for Acute and Chronic Fractures, Mark A Frankle

Part 5: Complications and Revision

Chapter 20. Complications of Conventional Shoulder Arthroplasty, Simon P Frostick and Paramasivam Sathyamoorthy

Chapter 21. Complications and Treatment of Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis, Wesley P. Phipatanakul and Tom R. Norris

Chapter 22. Infection: Diagnosis and Treatment Options, Hisham Bismar, Amy Jarosz, and William H. Seitz, Jr.

Chapter 23. Soft Tissue Failure after Arthroplasty: Rotator Cuff and Subscapularis, Konrad I. Gruson and Evan L. Flatow

Chapter 24. Glenoid Loosening: Diagnosis and Treatment, Christopher Kepler, Russell F Warren, and Shane J. Nho

Chapter 25. Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty: Technical Considerations and Outcomes, Joshua S. Dines, Christopher Uggen, Jordan Kerker, and David M. Dines

Chapter 26. Reverse Prosthesis for Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty, Bryan Wall and Gilles Walch