Helps the surgeon with the selection of patients and the technical aspects of their surgical treatment * Gives guidance on postoperative physiotherapy treatment * Useful reference text for trainee surgeons
This book reflects the best in UK practice and is edited by one of the leading experts in shoulder replacement surgery. In addition to contributions from elbow and shoulder experts, the subject area is fully covered with chapters from those with expertise in biomechanics and physiotherapy.
This volume will help the surgeon with the selection of patients and the technical aspects of their surgical treatment, as well as giving guidance on postoperative physiotherapy treatment. Trainee surgeons will find this book offers them a useful reference to the best techniques, leading to successful joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow with minimal complications.
Contents: History of shoulder replacement surgery; Shoulder movements and the biomechanics of the shoulder; Indications for shoulder replacement and shoulder assessment; Neer total shoulder replacement; Total shoulder replacement in rheumatoid arthritis; Physiotherapy after unconstrained shoulder replacement; Revision shoulder replacement and rotator cuff problems; History of elbow arthroplasty; Biomechanics of the elbow; Total elbow replacement; Revision elbow athroplasty; Rehabilitation after total elbow replacement.
Readership: Trainee and practising orthopaedic surgeons