Rotator Cuff Across the Life Span - ISAKOS Consensus Book

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This book presents the consensus findings of the ISAKOS Shoulder Committee regarding the treatment options in patients suffering from shoulder pain and reduced function or dead arm syndrome as a consequence of rotator cuff injuries. The aim is twofold: to equip readers with a precise knowledge of the presenting characteristics of these injuries in different age groups and to describe in detail the initial management and surgical and non-surgical approaches, taking into account the age-specific features. Readers will find clear descriptions of all the latest arthroscopic techniques, which allow repair of even the largest tears. The indications for and performance of tendon transfer procedures, biceps tenotomy, tenodesis, hemiarthroplasty, anatomic shoulder arthroplasty, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, and revision surgery are explained. Helpful guidance is also provided on the use of strategies to promote rotator cuff healing, including stem cell therapy and scaffolds. The authors are leading experts in the field, and the book will be of value for all shoulder surgeons and orthopaedic trainees and consultants, as well as sports medicine specialists.

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250 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, Bibliographie

Presents the consensus findings of the ISAKOS Shoulder Committee on the treatment of rotator cuff injuries

Describes the latest surgical and non-surgical approaches

Explains which procedures are appropriate in which age groups

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Springer Berlin
Biography Artist:
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chairman/Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Technical University Munich (TUM), Hospital Rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany. He is a past President and General Secretary of the German Society of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA) and will be the AGA Congress Chairman in the year 2016–7. He has also served on the executive boards of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (for almost 20 years) and the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology since 2009. Professor Imhoff is current Chairman of the ISAKOS Shoulder Committee. He has been the recipient of a number of awards and Honorary Membership (AANA, AGA, BuenosAires, Chile, India, Malaysia) and regularly appears in the Focus Toplist of Shoulder and Knee Surgeons, receiving maximum points. He received the livetime Malaysian Federal Honorary Award of Darjah Kebesaran PANGLIMA JASA NEGARA (P.J.N.) “DATUK” 2011.

He is a member of the editorial boards of several leading journals and Editor-in-Chief of Arthroskopie and the Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine. He is the author of more than 300 papers cited in PubMed and author or editor of 32 books.

Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, is Ray J. Haddad Professor of Orthopaedics, Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA. He is also Chief, Division of Sports Medicine and Director of the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine. Professor Savoie is a Past President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is a member of the ISAKOS Board of Directors and current Deputy Chair of the ISAKOS Shoulder Committee. Professor Savoie has been the recipient of various honors and awards. He has undertaken many visiting professorships and is a board examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS). He is an editorial board member or reviewer for a number of leading journals in the field and is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as the editor or author of eight previous books.

"The main audience is orthopedic surgeons who have a special interest in caring for upper extremity disorders, shoulder specialists and sports medicine physicians. ... This is an important work and it is very highly recommended to shoulder specialists, sports medicine physicians, and their trainees." (Edward Abraham, Doody's Book Reviews, August 16, 2019)
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Hardback book
Release date:
April 28, 2019
Package Dimensions:
0.256 x 0.18 x 0.03 m;
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