The Athlete's Elbow: Surgery and Rehabilitation

The Athlete's Elbow: Surgery and Rehabilitation

by David W. Altchek, James R. Andrews
     
 

Geared specifically toward sports medicine orthopaedists, this multi-contributed, well-illustrated surgical text focuses on diagnosis, surgical management, and rehabilitation of elbow injuries in athletes. The editors are renowned experts in the treatment of athletic injuries, and the contributors are considered top elbow surgeons throughout the world. Chapters

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Overview

Geared specifically toward sports medicine orthopaedists, this multi-contributed, well-illustrated surgical text focuses on diagnosis, surgical management, and rehabilitation of elbow injuries in athletes. The editors are renowned experts in the treatment of athletic injuries, and the contributors are considered top elbow surgeons throughout the world. Chapters describe the most advanced and successful treatment techniques, including the recent changes in ligament repair, elbow arthroscopy, and approaches to instability. Each chapter is formatted for consistent presentation of information and is accompanied by editors' comments, discussing alternative treatments and controversial issues.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781726061
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/14/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Developmental and Gross Anatomy of the Elbow
  2. Biomechanics of the Elbow Including Electromyographic Analysis
  3. Physical Examination of the Elbow
  4. Imaging
  5. Medial Tendon Injury
  6. Lateral Tendon Injury: Open and Arthroscopic Treatment
  7. Biceps and Triceps Tendon Injury
  8. Ulnar Nerve Injury about the Elbow
  9. Median Nerve Injuries about the Elbow
  10. Posterior Interosseous Nerve Compression
  11. Medial Collateral Ligament
  12. Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Elbow
  13. Elbow Dislocation: Acute and Chronic Management Including Associated Fractures
  14. Arthroscopy of the Elbow: Setup, Portals, and Diagnostic Technique
  15. Elbow Arthritis and Removal of Loose Bodies and Spurs, and Techniques for Restoration of Motion
  16. Elbow Injury in the Adolescent Athlete
  17. Rehabilitation of the Athlete's Elbow

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