Clin Should Elbow.  2013 Dec;16(2):153-162.

Arthroscopic Bony Procedure During of Rotator Cuff Repair: Acromioplasty, Distal Clavicle Resection, Footprint Preparation and Coracoplasty

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea. segaba1@naver.com

Abstract

The arthroscopic bony procedures during rotator cuff repair include acromioplasty, distal clavicle resection, footprint preparation and coracoplasty. The indication of each bony procedure is based on the theoretical reasons, and various types of surgical techniques are available. The purpose of this review article is to review the backgrounds of the indication and surgical techniques in the arthroscopic bony procedures during rotator cuff repair.


MeSH Terms

Clavicle*
Rotator Cuff*
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