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The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex: A Clinical Casebook

  • Edited by: Nikhil N. Verma, Eric J. Strauss
  • ISBN: 9783319549323
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: December 1, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 229 pages
  • Language: English


Comprised exclusively of clinical cases covering the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in orthopedics and sports medicine with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various types of injuries they may encounter. Each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and  management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Cases included illustrate different surgical management strategies for acute and chronic biceps tendon ruptures, anterior shoulder pain, subscapularis tears, proximal tenodesis, synovial chondromatosis and SLAP lesions type 1 through 4.

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine practitioners and physical therapists alike.

Key Features
  • A case-based, practical guide to the management of injuries to the biceps tendon and superior labrum
  • Discusses surgical management techniques and strategies for acute and chronic tendon ruptures, SLAP lesions and related injuries
  • An excellent resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists, residents and students alike
Table of Contents
  1. Acute Rupture of the Proximal Biceps Tendon in a 55-year-old Female
  2. Chronic Rupture of the Proximal Biceps Tendon in a 63-year-old male with Popeye Deformity and Persistent Cramping
  3. Persistent Anterior Shoulder Pain Following Rotator Cuff Repair in a 51-year-old Male
  4. Anterior Shoulder Pain in a 23-year-old Overhead Throwing Athlete
  5. Anterior Shoulder Pain in a Windmill Softball Pitcher
  6. Synovial Chondromatosis Involving the Long Head of the Biceps
  7. Partial Subscapularis Tear with Long Head of Biceps Tendon Subluxation
  8. Proximal Tenodesis with Persistent Pain Revised to Distal Tenodesis.- SLAP Tear
  9. Type 2 SLAP Tear in an 18-year-old Baseball Pitcher Treated with SLAP Repair
  10. Type 2 SLAP Tear in a 50-year-old Recreational Athlete Treated with Biceps Tenodesis
  11. Type 2 SLAP Tear in 55-year-old Male with Concomitant Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tear Treated with Long Head of the Biceps Tenodesis and Rotator Cuff Repair
  12. Type 2 SLAP Tear in 22-year-old Male with Associated Buford Complex Treated with SLAP Repair with Care to Avoid Overconstraining Anteriorly
  13. Failed Arthroscopic SLAP Repair in 35-year-old Male Police Officer
  14. Management of Type 3 SLAP Lesion
  15. Type 4 SLAP Tear in 21-year-old Minor League Centerfielder
Editors Biography

Dr. Verma specializes is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulder surgery. He has completed multiple clinical and biomechanical studies to evaluate the function of the biceps labrum complex, and evaluate clinical outcomes following surgery.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Verma completed his orthopedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Currently he is the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, and Fellowship Director for sports medicine and shoulder. In addition, he serves as head team physician for the Chicago White Sox baseball organization.

Dr. Strauss is a sports medicine specialist with a clinical focus on the arthroscopic treatment of orthopaedic pathology affecting the knee and shoulder. After graduating AOA with honors in research from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Dr. Strauss completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases where he received numerous awards for both basic science and clinical orthopaedic research. He completed his sports medicine fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, gaining experience treating athletes at all levels of competition. As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Strauss is an active contributor to the orthopaedic surgery literature, publishing more than 150 journal articles and book chapters to help advance the field of sports medicine.

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