Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323287845, 9780323461252

Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon

1st Edition

The Surgeon’s Guide to Comprehensive Management

Editors: Matthew Provencher Brian Cole Anthony Romeo Pascal Boileau Nikhil Verma
eBook ISBN: 9780323461252
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323287845
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 624

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With a concise, expert focus on one of today’s hottest topics in shoulder surgery, Disorders of the Rotator Cuff and Biceps Tendon provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of all aspects of this fast-changing area. This unique volume covers everything from physical examination and imaging workup to state-of-the-art treatment methodologies and clinical indications for operative techniques. Designed with the clinician in mind, it offers a comprehensive, well-illustrated approach in an easy-to-read format, supplemented by surgical videos created by leaders in the field.

Table of Contents

1 Clinical Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff
2 Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Shoulder and Cuff
3 Biomechanics and Clinical Function of the Rotator Cuff
4 What Happens With Cuff Tears? Natural History and Epidemiology
5 Rotator Cuff History and Physical Exam
6 Imaging for Rotator Cuff Pathology
7 Impingement Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management
8 Nonoperative Care of Rotator Cuff Disorders: Physical Therapy, Modalities, and Injectables
9 When to Fix a Cuff Tear: Surgical Indications
10 Anchors and Fixation Devices for Cuff Tears: What Is the State of the Art?
11 Patient Positioning and Anesthesia for Rotator Cuff Surgery
12 Surgical Management of Impingement Syndrome and AC Joint Arthrosis
13 Open and Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair: State of the Art
14 Transitioning From Open to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Pearls for Success
15 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Instruments, Portal Placement, and Devices
16 What Type of Rotator Cuff Tear Is This? Tear Pattern Recognition and Soft-Tissue Releases
17 Calcific Tendinopathy 17A. Evaluation and Management of Calcific Tendinopathy
17B. Management of Calcific Tendonitis
18 Arthroscopic Management of PartialThickness Rotator Cuff Tears (PASTA) In Situ and Takedown Techniques
19 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Single-Row Repair (Classic)
20 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double-Row Surgical Techniques
21 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double-Row (Knotted Anchors Medial and Lateral)
22 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double Row
23 When and How to Use Patches
24 Enhancing the Healing Environment: Cuff Biologies
25 Arthroscopic Management of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears
26 Subscapularis Tendon Tears: Arthroscopic Management
27 Shoulder Instability with a Rotator Cuff Tear: Management of the Cuff and Labrum
28 Shoulder Stiffness (Adhesive Capsulitis) With A Rotator Cuff Tear: How to Manage
29 Greater and Lesser Tuberosity Fractures
30 The Suprascapular Nerve in the Setting of Rotator Cuff Pathology
31 Postoperative Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair
32 Outcomes Following Rotator Cuff Repair: Are We Doing Better?
33 The Failed Rotator Cuff Repair: Evaluation and Surgical Management
34 Evaluation and Management of the Persistently Painful Stiff Shoulder Following Rotator Cuff Repair
35 Arthroscopic Trillat Procedure for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability With Associated Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tear
36 Rotator Cuff Arthropathy: What Is It?
37 Tendon Transfers for the Rotator Cuff Deficient Shoulder
38 Hemiarthroplasty for Rotator Cuff Deficiency: Indications and Technique
39 Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Cuff Deficiency: Rationale and Mechanics
40 Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Cuff Deficiency: Surgical Technique
41 Tendon Transfers With a Reverse Arthroplasty: When and How?
42 Superior Labrum and Long Head of the Biceps
43 Slap Tears: How to Diagnose
44 SLAP II Tears: Evaluation and Surgical Techniques for Fixation
45 How to Deal With Higher-Grade (Advanced) SLAP Lesions: Treatment of Type III, IV and V SLAP Tears
46 Current Techniques for Biceps Tenodesis
47 Long Head of the Biceps Tenodesis: Proximal Soft Tissue Fixation Without Anchors
48 Disorders of the Biceps Labral Complex: Arthroscopic Sub-Deltoid Tenodesis
49 Long Head of the Biceps Tendon Tenodesis: Subpectoral (Distal) Technique
50 Failed SLAP Tear: Diagnosis and Management
51 The Proximal Long Head Biceps Tendon (LHBT) Rupture: LHBT Tenodesis for Symptomatic Chronic Ruptures and Revision LHBT Tenodesis
52 Arthroscopic Management of Spinoglenoid and Suprascapular Notch Cysts
53 Arthroscopic Management of Combined Pathology: SLAP and Rotator Cuff Tears
54 Management of the Throwing Shoulder With a SLAP Tear


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About the Editors

Matthew Provencher

Matthew T. Provencher CAPT (Ret.) MC USNR Professor of Surgery & Orthopaedics, USUHS Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgery The Steadman Clinic Fellowship Director, Steadman Philippon Research Institute Vail, Colorado

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Sports Medicine and Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients with a focus on regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery. He also serves as the head of the Orthopedic Master’s Training Program and trains residents and fellows in sports medicine and research. He lectures nationally and internationally and holds several leadership positions in prominent sports medicine societies. Through his basic science and clinical research, he has developed several innovative techniques for the treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee conditions. He has published more than 1,000 articles and 10 widely read textbooks in orthopedics and regenerative medicine. Dr. Cole is frequently chosen as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 2004. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine as “Chicago’s Top Doctor” and was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year in 2009. Orthopedics This Week has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee and shoulder specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers. He is the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls NBA team, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox MLB team and DePaul University in Chicago.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois

Anthony Romeo

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Director, Section of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Pascal Boileau

Professeur des universités, praticien hospitalier, chirurgien orthopédiste et traumatologique, chef de service

Nikhil Verma