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Shoulder and Elbow Trauma

9781907816093
376 pages
Jp Medical
Overview

The incidence of shoulder and elbow fractures has increased over the last 30 years. This is due to an aging population, with joints becoming more arthritic, and because of the increased popularity of contact sports.

The diagnosis and management of these fractures is changing with technological advances in imaging, endoscopy and implantology. This book provides an up-to-date, definitive 'how-to' reference for the diagnosis and management of fractures of both the shoulder and elbow joints.

An all-star cast of US contributors ensures an authoritative coverage.

Author Bio

William N Levine MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Edwin R Cadet MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Christopher S Ahmad MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

All at Columbia Shoulder, Elbow and Sports
Medicine Center, New York, USA