In the 31 articles of this volume, 42 well-known European specialists describe the major techniques to manage the pathologies affecting the shoulder, including fractures, dislocations, instability, rotator cuff tears, paralytic shoulder, nerve entrapments and obstretrical palsy. Variations, complications, clinical results and indications are discussed. The surgical techniques are described step by step and illustrated by more than 450 drawings and photographs.12 Exposure of the lateral aspect of the humeral head via the deltoid split. ... This means that even a simple side to side closure of the gap will give the repair good strength immediately. ... If the AC joint cannot be palpated with certainty, it is possible to identify it by inserting the tip of a hypodermic needle in the joint space .
|Title||:||Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Shoulder|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Masson - 2003|