Rotator Cuff Injuries

A Clinical Casebook

  • Patrick J.¬†McMahon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. M. Ned Scott, Christopher C. Schmidt, Brandon Brown, Thomas Kotsonis
    Pages 21-36
  3. Justin C. Wong, J. Gabe Horneff, Mark D. Lazarus
    Pages 57-81
  4. Ashish Gupta, Robert Litchfield
    Pages 83-102
  5. Gerhard G. Konrad
    Pages 103-117
  6. Aharon Z. Gladstein, John D. A. Kelly IV
    Pages 119-136
  7. Brett Sanders, Edwin E. Spencer
    Pages 137-152
  8. Steven Cohen, Kirsten Poehling-Monaghan
    Pages 153-164
  9. Robert J. Neviaser, Andrew S. Neviaser
    Pages 165-178
  10. Robert J. Thorsness, Gregory P. Nicholson
    Pages 179-188
  11. Jens Stehle
    Pages 189-210
  12. Patrick J. McMahon
    Pages 211-222
  13. Donavan Kip Murphy, Justin Walden, Tom R. Norris
    Pages 235-251
  14. Jesse W. Allert, Mark A. Frankle
    Pages 253-261
  15. Surena Namdari, Joseph Abboud, Gerald R. Williams
    Pages 263-276
  16. Thierry Pauyo, James P. Bradley
    Pages 277-292
  17. Edward A. Lin, Loukia K. Papatheodorou, Dean G. Sotereanos
    Pages 293-311
  18. Erik M. Fritz, J. Christoph Katthagen, Robert E. Boykin, Peter J. Millett
    Pages 313-326
  19. Edward G. McFarland, Seyedali R. Ghasemi, Alexander Bitzer
    Pages 327-340
  20. John E. Kuhn, Richard Blalock
    Pages 341-356
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 357-363

About this book


Comprised exclusively of clinical cases presenting injuries to and management of the rotator cuff, this concise, practical casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly manage the various kinds of cuff injury they may encounter. Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome, literature review and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Cases included illustrate different management strategies for rotator cuff surgery, including arthroscopic repair for tendonitis and tears, open and mini-open repair for severe tears, latissimus dorsi and pectoralis tendon transfer, arthroscopic debridement, hemiarthroplasty and total reverse arthroplasty, biological augmentation, and revision repair after retear and infection. 

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Clinic
al Casebook is an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists confronted with both common and complex injuries to the rotator cuff.


Arthroscopic debridement Hemiarthroplasty Latissimus dorsi transfer Pectoralis tendon transfer Rotator cuff Shoulder instability Subscapularis tendon tear Tendonitis Open rotator cuff repair Reverse total arthroplasty Suprascapular nerve release

Editors and affiliations

  • Patrick J.¬†McMahon
    • 1
  1. 1.McMahon Orthopedics and RehabilitationDepartment of Bioengineering University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-63666-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-63668-9
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