Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach

Joseph A Abboud, MD
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Focused on the rapidly expanding field of reverse shoulder arthroplasty, Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach is a detailed guide for shoulder surgeons. As this type of arthroplasty continues to grow globally, this text fills the need for a comprehensive and current book on this topic.

This text is edited by Dr. Joseph Abboud, alongside co-editors Drs. Frankle, Romeo, Sanchez-Sotelo, Neyton, and Tashjian. With dozens of leading orthopedic shoulder surgeons as contributors, Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach serves the needs of a broad audience of surgeons. This includes fellowship-trained shoulder surgeons, sports surgeons, generalists, traumatologists, hand surgeons, and orthopedic oncologists. The unique, case-based approach highlights the current and historic principles of reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

Important featured topics in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty include:
  • Relevant anatomy, indications, and surgical approaches
  • Theory of design and its practical applications: materials used, base plate design, glenospheres, and humeral stems
  • Primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty: RSA for several different indications, how experts perform the operation, and techniques utilized in certain cases
  • Revision reverse shoulder arthroplasty: step-by-step approach, evaluation of infection, instability, managing bone loss, and more
  • Miscellaneous topics: various approaches to rehabilitation, salvage options, and non-arthroplasty options for the rotator cuff deficient shoulder
Video website access is included with purchase, providing additional audio-visual support to theories and principles discussed in each chapter by the world’s leading experts.

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach is a comprehensive and current guide intended to assist all levels of shoulder surgeons. This go-to resource will be a foundational asset to any surgeon in this expanding field.

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About the Editor
About the Associate Editors
Contributing Authors

Part I    Introduction
Lionel Neyton, MD 

Chapter 1    History and Need of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: How It Came to Be
David N. Collins, MD and Lionel Neyton, MD

Chapter 2    Relevant Anatomy
Chad E. Songy, MD and Bassem Elhassan, MD

Chapter 3    Indications and Contraindications of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Brandon Kohrs, DO and Samer S. Hasan, MD, PhD

Chapter 4    Physical Examination and Proper Imaging Modalities
Howard D. Routman, DO; Moby Parsons, MD; Jonathan C. Levy, MD; Christopher R. Chuinard, MD, MPH; Michael J. Codsi, MD; and Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD

Chapter 5    Surgical Approaches: Deltopectoral Versus Superior Approach
5A | Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Case-Based Approach
Benjamin A. Hendy, MD and Surena Namdari, MD, MSc
5B | Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: The Anterosuperior Approach
Sumant “Butch” G. Krishnan, MD; Raffaele Garofalo, MD; Josh Bowler, MD; Christopher Melton, MD; and Temilola Majekodunmi, MD

Part II    Theory of Design and Its Practical Applications
Mark A. Frankle, MD 

Chapter 6    Biomechanical Aspects of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Design
Jay D. Keener, MD and Siddhant K. Mehta, MD, PhD

Chapter 7    Materials of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Their Makeup, Function, and Effect on Outcomes
Nabil Mehta, MD and Grant E. Garrigues, MD

Chapter 8    Baseplate Design
Derek Cuff, MD

Chapter 9    Neck-Shaft Angles
James Stenson, DO and Luke Austin, MD

Chapter 10    Glenosphere Design
Peter M. Chalmers, MD and Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD

Chapter 11    Polyethylene Liner: Preparation of Polyethylene, Constrained and Unconstrained, and Prevention of Scapular Notching
Andrew Jawa, MD and Joseph W. Galvin, DO

Chapter 12    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Humeral Stems: Standard Length, Short Stems, Press Fit, Cemented, Lateralization, and Stemless/Metaphyseal
Ofer Levy, MD, MCh(Orth)

Chapter 13    Performance of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Cuff Tear Arthropathy: Pearls and Pitfalls to Successfully Perform This Primary Procedure
Mario H. Lobao, MD and Anand M. Murthi, MD

Part III    Primary Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD 

Chapter 14    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Arthritis in Older Patients
Jason C. Ho, MD; Patrick St. Pierre, MD; and Joseph A. Abboud, MD

Chapter 15    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures
Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD

Chapter 16    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fracture Nonunions and Malunions
Rajesh Rangarajan, MD and John M. Itamura, MD

Chapter 17    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Severe Glenoid Deformity
Gary F. Updegrove, MD and April D. Armstrong, BSc(PT), MSc, MD

Chapter 18    How to Manage the Subscapularis Tendon in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: To Repair or Not and When?
Christopher M. Kilian, MD and T. Bradley Edwards, MD

Part IV    Revision Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Robert Z. Tashjian, MD 

Chapter 19    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty After Failed Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty
John W. Sperling, MD, MBA

Chapter 20    Evaluation of Infection Prior to and at the Time of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in the Revision Setting
Michael H. Amini, MD and Eric T. Ricchetti, MD

Chapter 21    Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty After Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Failure
Eric Michael Padegimas, MD and Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD

Chapter 22    Revision for Instability After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Tyler J. Brolin, MD and Thomas W. Throckmorton, MD

Chapter 23    Managing Glenoid Bone Loss in Revision Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Ryan C. Rauck, MD and Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD

Chapter 24    Management of Proximal Humeral Bone Loss in Revision Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Eric Michael Padegimas, MD and Mark D. Lazarus, MD

Chapter 25    How to Manage Acromial Fracture After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Andrew Malarkey, DO and Jonathan C. Levy, MD

Chapter 26    Management of Periprosthetic Humeral Fractures After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Michael A. Stone, MD and Gerald R. Williams Jr, MD

Part V    Miscellaneous Topics
Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Chapter 27    Various Approaches to Rehabilitation of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS and Joseph R. Kearns, PT, DPT, OCS

Chapter 28    Survivorship Analysis of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Thomas R. Duquin, MD; Ross F. Cole, MD; and Katherine Mazurek, MD, MBA

Chapter 29    Salvage Options in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Patients With Recurrent Surgical Failures    
G. Russell Huffman, MD, MPH and Gregory Gomez, MD

Chapter 30    Bony Increased Offset–Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Five- to Ten-Year Follow-Up
Pascal Boileau, MD; Nicolas Morin-Salvo, MD; Charles Bessière, MD; Mikaël Chelli, MD; Marc-Olivier Gauci, MD; and Devin B. Lemmex, MD

Chapter 31    Nonarthroplasty Options for the Rotator Cuff–Deficient Shoulder
31A | Tendon Transfers
Chad E. Songy, MD and Bassem Elhassan, MD
31B | Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Robert U. Hartzler, MD, MS; Andrew J. Sheean, MD; and Stephen S. Burkhart, MD
31C | Balloon Arthroplasty
John G. Horneff III, MD and Joseph A. Abboud, MD

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About the Editors

Joseph A. Abboud, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and specializes in the treatment of patients with shoulder and elbow disorders. He is an internationally recognized authority on the treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders. He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and has recently completed his 4-year term as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. During this time, he worked with the executive leadership team to oversee a time of tremendous organizational growth at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Abboud graduated summa cum laude from St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) in 1994 with a bachelor of science in Biology. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine (Washington, DC) where he was promoted with “Distinction.” He earned membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and graduated with honors in 1998. He went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) where he served as the Administrative Chief Resident. He subsequently completed two 1-year fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania in shoulder and elbow surgery and orthopedic biomechanics. Dr. Abboud maintains a full clinical practice and an active academic and teaching schedule. He has 20 years of experience in shoulder and elbow surgery. He actively participates in regional, national, and international orthopedic societies and serves on various national committees in leadership positions. He has presented more than 500 lectures nationally and internationally and is the author of more than 200 scientific articles and several textbooks. He has an active interest in basic science research focusing on the modulation of scar formation after injury and surgery, biologic markers for prediction of rotator cuff healing, as well as the role of cholesterol in tendon health. This research has been funded by prestigious grants from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. His passion for teaching has been acknowledged by the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education. He has routinely been recognized for excellence in patient care by receiving such awards as the Castle Connolly’s American Top Doctors recognition as well as the Top Doc edition of Philadelphia Magazine and other regional publications. Dr. Abboud performs a wide variety of simple and complex surgical procedures on the shoulder and elbow including arthroscopic surgery (eg, rotator cuff repairs, instability surgery) and comprehensive fracture care, as well as shoulder and elbow replacement (arthroplasty) procedures. Dr. Abboud is most proud of the fact that he has been caring for patients in the Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, and South Jersey since the late 90s. His goal is to always provide each patient with exceptional personalized care.