Shoulder problems related to degenerative conditions, sports injuries, or trauma comprise a significant percentage of orthopaedic surgery practice. Shoulder Surgery: Tricks of the Trade reflects collective expertise from Joshua Dines, David Dines and Lawrence Gulotta, renowned orthopaedic surgeons at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and an impressive cadre of contributors.
The unique resource features practical advice from recognized experts, presenting surgical essentials in an easy-to-learn and reproducible manner. Seventy-three chapters present key aspects of shoulder surgery procedures — from subacromial decompression and acromioplasty — to pectoralis major repair. Each succinct chapter includes step-by-step procedural guidance, indications, management of complications, and other invaluable pearls, tips, and tricks of the trade.