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Shoulder Publications

 

In this section you may view the national and international publications from Dr Joe de Beer and the Cape Shoulder Institute. The abstracts in the relevant journals will be shown. The full articles may be seen on the websites of the journals or in Pubmed.

Current Status of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder Surgery Publications.

  1. Smith CD, Alexander S, Hill AM, Huijsmans PE, Bull AM, Amis AA, De Beer JF, Wallace AL.
    A biomechanical comparison of single and double-row fixation in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Nov;88(11):2425-31.

  2. Barth JR, Burkhart SS, de Beer JF.
    The bear-hug test: a new and sensitive test for diagnosing a subscapularis tear.
    Arthroscopy. 2006 Oct;22(10):1076-84.

  3. Bhatia DN, Debeer JF, Toit DF.
    Association of a large lateral extension of the acromion with rotator cuff tears.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Aug;88(8):1889; author reply 1889-90.

  4. Bhatia DN, de Beer JF, van Rooyen KS, du Toit DF.
    Arthroscopic suprascapular nerve decompression at the suprascapular notch.
    Arthroscopy. 2006 Sep;22(9):1009-13.

  5. Bhatia DN, van Rooyen KS, du Toit DF, de Beer JF.
    Surgical treatment of comminuted, displaced fractures of the greater tuberosity of the proximal humerus: a new technique of double-row suture-anchor fixation and long-term results.
    Injury. 2006 Oct;37(10):946-52. Epub 2006 Aug 24.

  6. Bhatia DN, van Rooyen KS, du Toit DF, de Beer JF.
    Arthroscopic technique of interposition arthroplasty of the glenohumeral joint.
    Arthroscopy. 2006 May;22(5):570.e1-5.

  7. de Beer JF, Berghs BM, van Rooyen KS, du Toit DF.
    Displaced scapular neck fracture: a case report.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2004 Jan-Feb;13(1):123-5

  8. Coetzee GJ, de Beer JF, Pritchard MG, van Rooyen K.
    Suprascapular nerve block: an alternative method of placing a catheter for continuous nerve block.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2004 Jan-Feb;29(1):75-6.

  9. Boezaart AP, De Beer JF, Nell ML.
    Early experience with continuous cervical paravertebral block using a stimulating catheter.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2003 Sep-Oct;28(5):406-13.

  10. Boezaart AP, De Beer JF, Van Rooyen K.
    Technical note: rotator cuff tear. Intraoperative electrical stimulation of the suprascapular nerve.
    Arthroscopy. 2000 Oct;16(7):E18.

  11. Burkhart SS, De Beer JF.
    Traumatic glenohumeral bone defects and their relationship to failure of arthroscopic Bankart repairs: significance of the inverted-pear glenoid and the humeral engaging Hill-Sachs lesion.
    Arthroscopy. 2000 Oct;16(7):677-94.

  12. De Beer JF.
    Arthroscopic Bankart repair: some aspects of suture and knot management.
    Arthroscopy. 1999 Sep;15(6):660-2.

  13. Boezaart AP, de Beer JF, du Toit C, van Rooyen K.
    A new technique of continuous interscalene nerve block.
    Can J Anaesth. 1999 Mar;46(3):275-81.

  14. De Beer JF, van Rooyen K, Boezaart AP.
    Nicky's knot--a new slip knot for arthroscopic surgery.
    Arthroscopy. 1998 Jan-Feb;14(1):109-10.

  15. Burkhart SS, Debeer JF, Tehrany AM, Parten PM.
    Quantifying glenoid bone loss arthroscopically in shoulder instability.
    Arthroscopy. 2002 May-Jun;18(5):488-91.

  16. De Villiers RV, Pritchard M, De Beer J, Koenig J.
    Scapular stress fracture in a professional cricketer and a review of the literature.
    S Afr Med J. 2005 May;95(5):312-7.

  17. Huijsmans PE, Pritchard MP, Berghs BM, van Rooyen KS, Wallace AL, de Beer JF.
    Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with double-row fixation.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jun;89(6):1248-57.
    PMID: 17545428 [PubMed - in process]


  18. Bhatia DN, de Beer JF, van Rooyen KS, du Toit DF.
    The reverse terrible triad of the shoulder: circumferential glenohumeral musculoligamentous disruption and neurologic injury associated with posterior shoulder dislocation.
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2007 May-Jun;16(3):e13-7. Epub 2007 Mar 26. No abstract available.
    PMID: 17379541 [PubMed - in process]


  19. Bhatia DN, de Beer JF, Vanrooyen KS, Lam F, Dutoit DF.
    The "Bench-presser's Shoulder": An overuse insertional tendinopathy of the pectoralis minor muscle.
    Br J Sports Med. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 17138640 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


  20. Bhatia DN, van Rooyen KS, de Beer JF.
    The "paraglider-wing" sign: an arthroscopic indicator of partial-thickness bursal-surface tears of the supraspinatus tendon.
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Jun;15(6):790-3. Epub 2006 Nov 21.
    PMID: 17119924 [PubMed - in process]


  21. F. Lam, D.N. Bhatia, S.B. Mostofi, K. van Rooyen and J.F. de Beer
    Biomechanical considerations of the normal and rotator cuff deficient shoulders and the reverse shoulder prosthesis
    Current Orthopaedics, Volume 21, Issue 1, February 2007, Pages 40-46.

Publications: (Non-Indexed journals)

  1. Lam F, Bhatia DN, van Rooyen KS, DeBeer JF.
    Modern management of calcifying tendonitis of the shoulder.
    Current Orthopaedics. Online 1st november.

  2. De Beer JF, de Beer MA.
    A practical approach to shoulder pain: The “rule of five”.
    SA Family Practice. 1993 Nov: 491-96.

  3. de Beer J, du Toit D, van Rooyen K, Rossouw F.
    Current Status of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery.
    The Specialist Forum, Vol 2, No. 7, July 2002

  4. de Beer J, de Beer MA.
    Rotator Cuff Impingement.
    Orthopaedica Africa, Vol 2, No. 2, 1992

  5. de Beer J, de Beer MA.
    SLAP Lesions of the Shoulder
    Orthopaedica Africa, Vol 2, No. 2, 1992

  6. de Beer J, de Beer MA, Lindenberg G.
    Points of Interest in Shoulder Rehabilitation
    Orthopaedica Africa, Vol 2, No. 2, 1992

Articles in Press:

  1. Bhatia DN, vanRooyen KS, deBeer JF.
    The Paraglider-Wing sign: An arthroscopic indicator of partial-thickness bursal surface tear of the supraspinatus tendon. (Accepted, Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy).

  2. Bhatia DN, deBeer JF, vanRooyen KS, Lam F, duToit DF.
    The “Bench-presser’s Shoulder”: An Overuse Insertional Tendinopathy of the Pectoralis Minor Muscle. (Accepted, British Journal of Sports Medicine)

  3. Bhatia DN, vanRooyen KS, deBeer JF.
    The “bony-PASTA” lesion: An arthroscopic technique for fixation of the partially avulsed greater tuberosity. (Accepted, Arthroscopy)

  4. Bhatia DN, deBeer JF, vanRooyen KS, duToit DF.
    The Reverse terrible-triad of the shoulder. (Accepted, J Shoulder Elbow Surg)

  5. Lam F, Bhatia DN, van Rooyen KS, DeBeer JF.
    Biomechanics of the normal and cuff-deficient shoulder. (Accepted, Current Orthopaedics ).