A case-based, practical guide to the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum
Discusses surgical management techniques and strategies for acute and chronic tendon ruptures, SLAP lesions and related injuries
An excellent resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists, residents and students alike
Comprised exclusively of clinical cases covering the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in orthopedics and sports medicine with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the varioustypes of injuries 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 and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Cases includedillustrate different surgical management strategies for acute and chronic biceps tendon ruptures, anterior shoulder pain, subscapularis tears, proximal tenodesis, synovial chondromatosis and SLAP lesions type 1 through 4.
Pragmatic and reader-friendly, The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine practitioners and physical therapists alike.
Dr. Verma specializes is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulder surgery. He has completed multiple clinical and biomechanical studies to evaluate the function of the biceps labrum complex, and evaluate clinical outcomes followingsurgery.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Verma completed his orthopedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Currently he is theDirector of the Division of Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, and Fellowship Director for sports medicine and shoulder. In addition, he serves as head team physician for the Chicago White Sox baseball organization.<
Dr. Strauss is a sports medicine specialist with a clinical focus on the arthroscopic treatment of orthopaedic pathology affecting the knee and shoulder. After graduating AOA with honors in research from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Dr. Strauss completed hisorthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases where he received numerous awards for both basic science and clinical orthopaedic research. He completed his sports medicine fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, gaining experiencetreating athletes at all levels of competition. As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Strauss is an active contributor to the orthopaedic surgery literature, publishing more than 150 journal articles and book chapters to help advance the field of sports medicine.