Shoulder Fractures: The Practical Guide to Management

Shoulder fracturesBy

  • Joseph D. Zuckerman, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU– Hospital for Joint Diseases, Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • Kenneth J. Koval, M.D., Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire

A concise, straightforward text, great for residents and surgeons

From high impact energy injuries to fragility fractures in the elderly, the wide variability in shoulder fractures have made them simultaneously the most common and challenging of shoulder injuries.

Based on the authors’ extensive clinical and teaching experience, here is your complete guide to the management of fractures of the proximal humerus, clavicle, and scapula. You will find focused discussions of anatomy, diagnosis, fracture classifications, imaging, surgical and non-surgical treatments, complications, and outcomes — a one-volume compendium of modern shoulder care! The book provides in-depth recommendations for evaluation and management of one, two, three, and four-part fractures and fracture-dislocations, as well as complications that may arise. More than 500 illustrations and radiographs enhance every concept and technique in the book.

With a strong emphasis on treatment options and outcome assessment, this book is a must for all orthopedic surgeons, shoulder specialists, orthopedic traumatologists, and residents and fellows who restore function to the injured shoulder.


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