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Table of Contents


A: Rotator Cuff

1 Acromioplasty

2 Rotator Cuff Repair: Open Technique for Partial-Thickness or Small or Medium Full-Thickness Tears

3 Rotator Cuff Repair: Arthroscopic Technique for Partial-Thickness or Small or Medium Full-Thickness Tears

4 Open Repair of Rotator Cuff Tears

5 Arthroscopic Repair of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears

6 Operative Fixation of Symptomatic Os Acromiale

B: Arthritic Shoulder

7 Humeral Head Resurfacing Arthroplasty

8 Humeral Hemiarthroplasty with Biologic Glenoid Resurfacing

9 Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

10 Rotator Cuff Tear Arthroplasty: Open Surgical Treatment

11 Open Unconstrained Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty

C: Instability

12 Arthroscopic Treatment of Traumatic Anterior Instability of the Shoulder

13 Open Treatment of Anterior-Inferior Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

14 Arthroscopic Treatment of Anterior-Inferior Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

15 Anterior Glenohumeral Instability Associated with Glenoid or Humeral Bone Deficiency: The Latarjet Procedure

16 Open Treatment of Posterior-Inferior Shoulder Instability

17 Arthroscopic Treatment of Posterior-Inferior Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

18 Open Bankart Procedure for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Dislocation

D: Biceps Tendon

19 Mini-Open Biceps Tenodesis

20 Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis

21 SLAP Lesion: Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Labrum and Biceps Anchor

22 Treatment of the Unstable Shoulder with Humeral Head Bone Loss

E: Clavicle

23 Open Distal Clavicle Excision

24 Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Resection

25 Open Treatment of Acute and Chronic Acromioclavicular Dislocations

26 Sternoclavicular Joint Reconstruction Using Semitendinosu


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