Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Louis U. Bigliani
  • Evan L. Flatow

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Kevin J. Setter, Ilya Voloshin, Theodore A. Blaine
    Pages 1-20
  3. William N. Levine, Steven Aviles
    Pages 21-36
  4. Kevin J. Setter, Ilya Voloshin, Christopher S. Ahmad
    Pages 37-62
  5. Ian G. Kelly, Angus D. MacLean
    Pages 63-85
  6. Ilya Voloshin, Kevin J. Setter, Louis U. Bigliani
    Pages 117-148
  7. Gregory P. Nicholson
    Pages 149-166
  8. John Basti
    Pages 167-207
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 209-218

About this book


Louis Bigliani, MD, and Evan L. Flatow, MD, two pioneers in the field, have edited this practical book that presents the orthopedic surgeon and resident with a logical, step-by-step guide to successfully performing shoulder arthroplasty. Select contributors share their extensive knowledge and experience with readers. An introductory chapter on surgical approaches and preoperative evaluation serves as a springboard for in-depth examinations of cutting-edge techniques. Topics include total shoulder replacement, glenoid component preparation and soft tissue releases, and revision shoulder arthroplasty. Additionally, one chapter is devoted to arthroplasty for proximal humerus fractures, nonunions, and malunions. The comprehensive text also addresses conditions such as arthroplasty and rotator cuff deficiency and glenohumeral inflammatory arthritis. Rehabilitation of shoulder arthroplasty is covered as well. The book is complete with a wealth of illustrations that clarifies key concepts. Specific examples of complications and how to avoid and correct them are found throughout, underscoring the importance of this essential resource.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Louis U. Bigliani
    • 1
  • Evan L. Flatow
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Mount Sinai Medical CenterMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-22336-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-27084-5
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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