A History of Shoulder Surgery
S Iqbal*, U Jacobs, A Akhtar, R.J Macfarlane, M Waseem
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2013
Issue: Suppl 3
First Page: 305
Last Page: 309
Publisher ID: TOORTHJ-7-305
Article History:Received Date: 3/11/2012
Revision Received Date: 1/2/2013
Acceptance Date: 9/2/2013
Electronic publication date: 6/9/2013
Collection year: 2013
open-access license: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/) which permits unrestrictive use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Shoulder surgery has emerged from being a marginalised sub-speciality to being an area of much research and advancement within the last seventy years. This has been despite the complexity of the joint, and success majorly rests on parallel development of biomedical technology. This article looks at the past and present of shoulder surgery and discusses future directions in the speciality.