Shoulder and Elbow Trauma

by William N. Levine, Edwin R. Cadet, Christopher S. Ahmad

Trauma of the shoulder and elbow are the challenge to orthopedic surgeons because of complex anatomy, osteoporotic bone, and limited bone availability during internal fixation surgery. The book gives a quick reference to manage the case for busy practitioners. First part of the book focuses on the shoulder, classification of proximal humeral fractures and management of every possible injury from acute proximal humeral fractures to clavicle fractures, scapular fractures, and the management of proximal humeral malunions and nonunions. The second part of the book covers elbow trauma. In the beginning, anatomy and possible surgical approaches for elbow trauma are discussed. Management of different surgical, operative, and non-operative techniques is discussed in details. Indications and contraindications for surgical approach are discussed in detailed. Rehabilitation treatment, pearls and pitfalls of all the techniques used to treat shoulder and elbow trauma are discussed in details.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Levine William N.
2. Cadet Edwin R.
3. Ahmad Christopher S.
Editor's Affiliation
1. New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
2. Columbia University, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
3. New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
ISBN
9781907816093
Speciality
Orthopedics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11725
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
376
Book Type
Professional

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