Arthroscopy of the Shoulder Joint
- beach chair position is comfortable for both the patient and the surgeon and allows the option of converting to an open procedure (if necessary);
- patients need to be seated with the torso raised to 70 deg with a foled sheet placed on the medial border of affected scapula (to maximize posterior exposure)
- complications: hypoglossal nerve injury;
- Measurements of brachial plexus strain in arthroscopy of the shoulder.
- Hypoglossal nerve palsy after arthroscopy of the shoulder and open operation with the patient in the beach-chair position. A case report.
- Avoiding catastrophic complications of stroke and death related to shoulder surgery in the sitting position.
- Pathomechanisms and Complications Related to Patient Positioning and Anesthesia During Shoulder Arthroscopy
- A cardiovascular collapse occurred in beach chair position for shoulder arthroscopy under general anesthesia -A case report.
- Glenohumeral arthroscopy portals established using an outside-in technique: neurovascular anatomy at risk.
- The low anterior five-o'clock portal during arthroscopic shoulder surgery performed in the beach-chair position
- Anatomic Risks of Shoulder Arthroscopy Portals: Anatomic Cadaveric Study of 12 Portals.
- arthroscopic acromioplasty
- arthroscopic glenohumeral reconstruction
- slap lesions
- rotator cuff tears - management of massive rotator cuff tears
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:09 pm