European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
David M. Dines, Joshua S. Dines, T. Bradley Edwards (eds): Reverse
shoulder arthroplasty: a practical approach
Thieme Verlag, New York, Stuttgart, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, 2017, 256 pp, num. gs., 280.0 mm,
Hardcover (GEB) + plus e-content, EUR (D) 139,99 EUR (A) 144,40 CHF 161,00, ISBN: 978-1-
Received: 6 May 2018 / Accepted: 20 May 2018
© Springer-Verlag France SAS, part of Springer Nature 2018
This international collective work, with North Ameri-
can majority, but with European authors and in particular
French, covers in 29 chapters the issue of the reverse shoul-
der prosthesis. The book starts with a detailed history in
which the French reader will with pleasure ﬁnd work of our
regretted Paul Grammont.
After a recall of basic, the various surgical techniques are
then exposed, with many diagrams and operational ﬁgures.
The results are analyzed as well as the complications and the
means of curing the failures.
This work is very complete, which answers the questions
that one can be asked on the arthroplasty of this complex
To advise as well with the specialists in the subject as
with the rehabilitation doctors whose role is essential for
obtaining a good performance.
Compliance with ethical standard
Conflict of interest The author declares that he has no conﬂict of inter-
* Pierre Kehr