The Shoulder (Arthritis and Arthroplasty)

The Shoulder (Arthritis and Arthroplasty)

By: Cato Laurencin (author), Gerald R. Williams (author), David M. Dines (author)Mixed Media

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"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. This title lets you access discussions of debates on total shoulder arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty; resurfacing, glenoid bone loss, infection, revision shoulder arthroplasty and more. It allows you to 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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Dr. Laurencin is the Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Professor of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut. In addition, Dr. Laurencin is a University Professor at the University of Connecticut (the 7th in the institution's history). He is the Director of both the Institute for Regenerative Engineering, and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Laurencin serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at UCONN. Dr. Laurencin earned his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton, his medical degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Harvard Medical School, and his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology from M.I.T. A board certified orthopaedic surgeon and shoulder/ knee specialist, he won the Nicolas Andry Award from the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. His discoveries in research have been highlighted by Scientific American Magazine, and more recently by National Geographic Magazine in its "100 Scientific Discoveries that Changed the World" edition. Dr. Laurencin is an outstanding mentor and he has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring in ceremonies at the White House. Dr. Laurencin has received the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for mentoring, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Mentor Award. Dr. Laurencin previously served as the UConn Health Center's Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Laurencin was the Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia, and Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief for the University of Virginia Health System. Dr. Laurencin is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is also an elected member of the National Academy of Inventors.


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

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781416049753
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781416049753
  • weight: 1089
  • ISBN10: 1416049754

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