Shoulder Arthroplasty book cover

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Here is a technique intensive textbook of shoulder arthroplasty detailing how to handle all relevant aspects of shoulder replacement surgery. Distinguished shoulder surgeons Gary M. Gartsman—author of the well-received Shoulder Arthroscopy—and T. Bradley Edwards provide step-by-step details for each category of shoulder arthroplasty, covering indications and contraindications, pre-operative planning and imaging, results and complications, and more. Copious color intraoperative photographs and illustrations and a bonus DVD of 17 surgical video clips of procedures discussed in the text complete the package and make this book one that all shoulder surgeons need to have at hand!

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hardbound, 544 Pages

Published: September 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3857-3


  • SECTION ONE The Basics

    1. Evolution of Shoulder Arthroplasty

    2. Becoming a Shoulder Arthroplasty Surgeon

    3. Operating Room Setup

    4. Anesthesia, Patient Positioning, and Patient Preparation

    5. Long Head of the Biceps Tendon

    SECTION TWO Unconstrained Shoulder Arthroplasty for Chronic Disease

    6. Indications and Contraindications

    7. Preoperative Planning and Imaging

    8. Surgical Approach

    9. Subscapularis

    10. Glenoid Exposure

    11. Humeral Component

    12. Glenoid Component

    13. Soft Tissue Balancing

    14. Subscapularis and Rotator Interval Repair

    15. Wound Closure and Postoperative Orthosis

    16. Results and Complications

    SECTION THREE Unconstrained Shoulder Arthroplasty for Fracture

    17. Indications and Contraindications

    18. Preoperative Planning and Imaging

    19. Surgical Approach and Handling of the Tuberosities

    20. Humeral Prosthetic Positioning

    21. Tuberosity Reduction and Fixation

    22. Wound Closure and Postoperative Orthosis

    23. Results and Complications

    SECTION FOUR Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

    24. Indications and Contraindications

    25. Preoperative Planning and Imaging

    26. Surgical Approach

    27. Glenoid Exposure

    28. Humeral Component

    29. Glenoid Component

    30. Reduction and Deltoid Tensioning

    31. Wound Closure and Postoperative Orthosis

    32. Results and Complications

    SECTION FIVE Alternatives to Conventional Unconstrained Shoulder Arthroplasty

    33. Humeral Surface Replacement

    34. Biologic Glenoid Resurfacing

    SECTION SIX Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty

    35. Indications and Contraindications

    36. Preoperative Planning, Imaging, and Special Tests

    37. Surgical Approach

    38. Humeral Stem Removal and Glenoid Exposure

    39. Humeral Component

    40. Glenoid Component

    41. Wound Closure and Postoperative Orthosis

    42. Results and Complications

    SECTION SEVEN Postoperative Rehabilitation

    43. Rehabilitation after Shoulder Arthroplasty

    SECTION EIGHT The Future

    44. Future Directions in Shoulder Arthroplasty



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