The Shoulder: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques

Richard K.N. Ryu, MD; Richard L Angelo, MD; Jeffrey Abrams, MD
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Co-published with the Arthroscopy Association of North America, The Shoulder: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques is a comprehensive technique-based book that presents the latest diagnostic and reconstructive techniques in arthroscopic surgery for the shoulder.
The Shoulder: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques is authored by premier arthroscopic surgeons Drs. Richard K.N. Ryu, Richard L. Angelo, and Jeffrey S. Abrams, and their international list of expert contributors. This comprehensive resource includes preferred physical examination testing and diagnostic imaging choices in pre-operative planning and patient selection, state-of-the-art step-by-step description of the procedures, detailed surgical equipment lists to perform each procedure, clear and precise indications for surgery and the thoughtful rationale behind stated contraindications, controversial indications, post-operative protocols, and potential complications.
The written text is supported by numerous color images and a website with invaluable, narrated video clips depicting disease-specific arthroscopic techniques specific to the shoulder.
Features inside The Shoulder: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques
  • Narrated video accompanies all surgical techniques, focusing on the stepwise approach to each operation
  • Consistent organization throughout the book results in a bulleted and user-friendly interface for a quick reference or prolonged study
  • Top 5 Technical Pearls for each procedure to enhance outcomes and to avoid common pitfalls and complications
  • High-quality artwork and figures to complement clinical images
  • Equipment and surgical technique checklists for quick reference prior to surgery
Each expert contributor was chosen for his or her expertise for a specific topic related to The Shoulder, so the reader benefits by the highest quality and treatment recommendations to provide state-of-the-art care to his or her patient.
Some chapter topics include:
  • Arthroscopic Latarjet Stabilization
  • Arthroscopic A-cromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Subscapularis Repair: The Extra-Articular Technique
  • Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Release
  • Arthroscopic Suprapectoral Biceps Tenodesis

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About the Editors 
Contributing Authors 
Foreword by Richard J. Hawkins, MD 
Foreword by James R. Andrews, MD 

Chapter 1 Arthroscopic Knot Tying 
Robert A. Pedowitz, MD, PhD
Chapter 2 Arthroscopic Anterior Bankart Repair 
Frederick S. Song, MD and Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD
Chapter 3 Arthroscopic Humeral Avulsion of the Glenohumeral Ligament Repair 
Gregory C. Mallo, MD, FAAOS; Petar Golijanin; Matthew Doran; and
Matthew T. Provencher, MD

Chapter 4 Revision Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization 
Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA; Chris R. Mellano, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD;
Andrew J. Riff, MD; and Matthew T. Provencher, MD

Chapter 5 Arthroscopic Single-Row Rotator Cuff Repair 
Robert T. Burks, MD and R. Judd Robins, MD
Chapter 6 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Mobilization Techniques 
Chapter 7 Arthroscopic Acromioclavicular Joint Repair for Acute Injury 
Craig R. Bottoni, MD and Kevin P. Krul, MD
Chapter 8 Arthroscopic Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction With
Lane N. Rush, MD; Michael J. O’Brien, MD; and Felix H. Savoie III, MD
Chapter 9 Arthroscopic Extracellular Matrix Rotator Cuff Replacement/Augmentation 
Nolan R. May, MD and Stephen J. Snyder, MD
Chapter 10 Arthroscopic Hill-Sachs Remplissage 
Nathan D. Faulkner, MD; Matthew D. Driscoll, MD; and Mark H. Getelman, MD
Chapter 11 Arthroscopic Capsular Plication 
Eric Ferkel, MD; Alan Curtis, MD; and Suzanne Miller, MD
Chapter 12 Arthroscopic Linked Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair 
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD and Patrick J. Denard, MD
Chapter 13 Arthroscopic Bony Bankart Repair 
Benjamin Shaffer, MD and Matthew Mantell, MD
Chapter 14 Arthroscopic Suprapectoral Biceps Tenodesis 
Guillermo Arce, MD
Chapter 15 Arthroscopic Pancapsular Release 
Katy Morris, MD and James Esch, MD
Chapter 16 Arthroscopic Anterior Glenoid Bone Block Stabilization 
Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD
Chapter 17 Arthroscopic Latarjet Stabilization 
Ashish Gupta, MBBS, FRACS and Laurent LaFosse, MD
Chapter 18 Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Release: The Transverse Scapular Ligament
and Spinoglenoid Notch 
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MS and Stephanie C. Petterson, MPT, PhD
Chapter 19 Arthroscopic Subscapularis Repair: The Extra-Articular Technique 
Richard K. N. Ryu, MD and Matthew T. Provencher, MD
Chapter 20 Arthroscopic Transtendon Repair of Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tear 
Richard L. Angelo, MD
Chapter 21 Arthroscopic Posterior Bankart Repair 
Steven A. Giuseffi, MD and Larry D. Field, MD
Chapter 22 Arthroscopic Greater Tuberosity Fracture Repair 
Brody A. Flanagin, MD; Joe Burns, MD; Connor Larose, MD; Raffaele Garofalo, MD; MAJ Kelly Fitzpatrick, DO, MC, US Army; and Sumant G. Krishnan, MD
Chapter 23 Arthroscopic Bursectomy and Superomedial Angle Resection for the Treatment of Scapulothoracic Bursitis and Snapping Scapula Syndrome 
Simon A. Euler, MD; Ryan J. Warth, MD; and Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Chapter 24 Arthroscopic Panlabral Repair 
Jon J. P. Warner, MD; Matthew F. Dilisio, MD; and Stephen A. Parada, MD
Chapter 25 Arthroscopic Superior Labral Anteroposterior Repair 
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Peter N. Chalmers, MD; and Chris R. Mellano, MD

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“This series does a wonderful job of blending the didactic format of an efficiently written and organized book with the bonus of online videos that enable users to witness a master performing the techniques. The format optimizes learning and enables readers to improve their skills regardless of their baseline knowledge. The authors have done a remarkable job of bringing together the best of the best in the field of shoulder arthroscopy to share their knowledge and skills. This is a superb offering from the best in the world on arthroscopic education. It is a must addition to the institutional and personal library.”

- Mark R, Hutchinson, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody’s Review Service

About the Editors

Richard K. N. Ryu, MD is a cum laude graduate of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of UCSF School of Medicine in San Francisco, California. He completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF and a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California.
He is Past President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and has also served as their Education and Program Chairman. He is currently Chairman of the AANA Education Foundation and  the Journal Board of Trustees, providing oversight for the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research. He was designated by AANA in 1999 as a Master Shoulder Surgeon at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago
Dr. Ryu is an elected California delegate to the Council of Delegates for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and serves on the editorial board for Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Today. He is also a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has delivered over 200 lectures, nationally and internationally, and has authored over 70 scientific articles and book chapters while serving as the Series Editor for both the first and second 5-volume editions of the AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery textbooks. Dr. Ryu has also been honored as the Wayne O. Southwick Visiting Professor at Yale and as the Verne Inman Lecturer at UCSF.
He resides in Santa Barbara where he has been in private practice since 1986, focusing on athletic knee and shoulder injuries.
Richard L. Angelo, MD is a graduate of the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, Washington. He completed a surgical internship at the University of California, Irvine and an orthopedic residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. A fellowship in shoulder surgery under Dr. Richard Hawkins at the University of Western Ontario and a second in arthroscopy and sports medicine under Dr. James Andrews completed his training.
He is Past President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and has also served on their Board of Directors and as their Education and Program Chairman. He is currently serving on the AANA Education Foundation Board and the Journal Board of Trustees for the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research. He was designated by AANA in 1999 as a Master Shoulder Surgeon at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago.
Dr. Angelo was on the senior advisory board for the 1st and 2nd World Congress on Surgical Training held in Goteborg, Sweden. Formerly, he served as a team physician for the University of Washington Huskies, Clinical Professor for the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Washington, and Chief of Surgery at Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington.  He was a co-editor of the first and this, the second edition, of the textbook, AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery—Shoulder Volume.
Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD is a cum laude graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute located in Troy, New York, and he graduated from medical school from the State University of New York at Syracuse. He completed his surgical internship in Santa Barbara, California and his orthopedic residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a shoulder fellowship with Dr. Richard J. Hawkins at the University of Western Ontario in London, sports medicine fellowship in Aspen, Colorado, and a sports medicine fellowship with Dr. James Andrews in Columbus, Georgia.
Dr. Abrams is a Clinical Professor at Seton Hall University, School of Graduate Medicine in South Orange, New Jersey and an attending surgeon at the University Medical Center of Princeton in New Jersey. He has served as the president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and is currently the president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has served on the boards for the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois and Princeton Orthopedic Associates, serving as a managing partner.
Dr. Abrams has been awarded the Educator of the Year in New Jersey and was initiated into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame as the Innovator of the Year for patent designs for arthroscopic suture anchors. He has lectured over 800 times in the United States and internationally, has published more than 60 scientific articles and book chapters, and has edited 2 textbooks, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery: A Practical Approach to Management and Management of The Unstable Shoulder: Arthroscopic and Open Repairs. He serves on the editorial staff for 5 orthopedic publications and is currently a co-editor of the The Shoulder: AANA Advanced Arthroscopy Surgical Techniques Volume, as well as a series editor for the Second Edition.
He serves as a consultant to Princeton University, College of New Jersey, Mercer County Community College, International Management Group, and professional and collegiate athletes. He combines an academic with a community practice in Princeton, New Jersey.