This title offers guidelines to avoid complications in the diagnosis, management, repair and rehabilitation of common, complex and multifaceted fractures of the shoulder girdle. It emphasizes critical issues in clinical and radiographic evaluation for optimal surgical outcomes. The text is also illustrated to clarify diagnostic, surgical and therap

chapter 1|32 pages

Classification of Proximal Humerus Fractures

BySteven J. Klepps, Yassamin Hazrati, Evan L. Flatow

chapter 2|22 pages

Percutaneous Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures

ByHerbert Resch and Clemens Hu¨bner

chapter 3|13 pages

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Greater and Lesser Tuberosity Fractures

ByMichael Q. Freehill, William N. Levine

chapter 4|16 pages

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Surgical Neck Fractures

ByAriane Gerber, Jon J. P. Warner

chapter 5|12 pages

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Three-Part Proximal Humerus Fractures

ByLeesa M. Galatz, Ken Yamaguchi

chapter 6|16 pages

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Four-Part Proximal Humerus Fractures

ByAndreas M. Sauerbrey and Gerald R. Williams, Jr.

chapter 7|18 pages

Humeral Head Replacement for Four-Part Proximal Humerus Fractures

ByAnand M. Murthi, Louis U. Bigliani

chapter 8|8 pages

Arthroscopically Assisted Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures

ByChristopher K. Jones and Felix H. Savoie III

chapter 10|12 pages

Operative Treatment of Malunions of the Proximal Humerus

ByDavid L. Glaser, Matthew L. Ramsey

chapter 11|20 pages

Treatment of Locked Anterior and Posterior Dislocations of the Shoulder

BySergio L. Checchia

chapter 12|12 pages

Classification and Operative Treatment of Scapula and Glenoid Fractures

ByMichael D. Stover, Guido Marra

chapter 13|24 pages

Treatment of Clavicle Fractures and Malunions

ByCarl J. Basamania

chapter 14|28 pages

Humeral Shaft Fractures: Surgical Approaches

ByGregory S. Bauer, Theodore A. Blaine