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
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
Affiliations and Expertise
Chief, Sports Medicine and Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
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
Affiliations and Expertise
Associate Professor, Director, Section of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
Professeur des universités, praticien hospitalier, chirurgien orthopédiste et traumatologique, chef de service
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