Evaluation and Management of Common Upper Extremity Disorders: A Practical Handbook

Rachel S. Rohde, MD; Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
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Evaluation and Management of Common Upper Extremity Disorders: A Practical Handbook answers the need for a comprehensive, yet concise reference that addresses practical solutions to everyday conditions that general orthopedic surgeons, and specialists alike, as well those involved with general musculoskeletal surgical and nonsurgical care, may encounter.

User friendly and pocket size, Evaluation and Management of Common Upper Extremity Disorders by Drs. Rachel S. Rohde and Peter J. Millett provides information on how to diagnose, treat, and manage the most commonly encountered conditions of the upper extremity.

Each condition addresses:
• Mechanism of injury
• Key examination points
• Additional testing or imaging
• Treatment options (operative and nonoperative)
• Surgical anatomy
• Surgical procedures
• Rehabilitation
• Expected outcomes
• Potential complications

Just a few of the conditions covered inside:
• Trigger finger and de Quervain’s tenosynovitis
• Distal radius fractures
• Cubital tunnel syndrome
• Distal biceps tendon rupture
• Rotator cuff tears
• Shoulder instability

Written in a bullet format, and including photos for quick, easy reference, Evaluation and Management of Common Upper Extremity Disorders: A Practical Handbook contains valuable information for all levels of training and experience. General orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic surgery residents and fellows, orthopedic surgery physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nonoperative sports medicine specialists will welcome this thorough evaluation of common upper extremity disorders.


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About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Andrew Weiland, MD
Chapter 1         Trigger Finger and
                           de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
                           Peter Tang, MD, MPH
Chapter 2         Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
                           Rachel S. Rohde, MD
Chapter 3         Ganglion Cysts
                           Gregory V. Sobol, MD
See the Color Atlas following page 44
Chapter 4         Distal Radius Fractures
                           Rachel S. Rohde, MD and
                           Kimberly Mezera, MD
Chapter 5         Combined Radial and
                           Ulnar Fractures
                           Robert R. L. Gray, MD and
                           Walter W. Virkus, MD
Chapter 6         Lateral Epicondylitis
                           David C. Gerhardt, MD and
                           Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD
Chapter 7         Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
                           Michael Darowish, MD
Chapter 8         Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture
                           Ryan G. Miyamoto, MD and
                           Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 9         Proximal Humerus Fractures
                           Charles J. Petit, MD;
                           Christopher B. Dewing, MD; and
                           Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 10      Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders
                           Christopher J. Lenarz, MD;
                           Hinrich J. D. Heuer;
                           James J. Guerra, MD, FACS; and
                           Reuben Gobezie, MD
Chapter 11      Impingement and Partial-Thickness
                           Rotator Cuff Tears
                           Sepp Braun, MD; Florian Elser, MD;
                           and Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 12      Rotator Cuff Tears
                           Robert E. Boykin, MD;
                           Hinrich J. D. Heuer; and
                           Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 13      Adhesive Capsulitis
                           Brent A. Ponce, MD;
                           Trent J. Wilson, MD;
                           Hinrich J. D. Heuer; and
                           Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 14      Shoulder Instability
                           James R. Romanowski, MD;
                           Danny P. Goel, MD, FRCSC; and
                           Jon J. P. Warner, MD
Financial Disclosures

About the Editors

Rachel S. Rohde, MD, is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. Currently an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, she specializes in treatment of musculoskeletal conditions of the upper extremity at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Following undergraduate studies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Rohde earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed an orthopedic surgery residency program and was a Visiting Instructor in orthopedic surgery at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In addition, she completed a fellowship in upper extremity, hand, and microvascular surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.   

Dr. Rohde is an American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader and an American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leader. She also is involved in the American Association for Hand Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Her research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, and she has presented her findings at regional, national, and international meetings. Her book, Acute Management of Hand Injuries, published by SLACK Incorporated, was released in January 2009.   

Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc, is a partner at The Steadman Clinic and an internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the shoulder and all sports-related injuries. Consistently selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Millett serves as a shoulder and sports medicine consultant to the country of Bermuda and has treated elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, X-Games, and the Olympics. Prior to coming to Vail, Dr. Millett held a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School and was formerly Co-Director of the Harvard Shoulder Service and the Harvard Shoulder Fellowship.