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BACKGROUND Repetitive throwing motion creates increased external rotation and decreased internal rotation in the glenohumeral joint. There is controversy regarding the contribution of osseous and soft tissue adaptations to these changes in rotation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate internal rotation deficits in the professional baseball thrower's shoulder and(More)
A prospective, randomized, double-blinded study was performed to determine whether dilute epinephrine saline irrigation (1 mg/l) delivered by gravity flow would significantly reduce the need for tourniquet use during routine arthroscopic surgery. One hundred five patients requiring straightforward arthroscopic knee surgery were randomly assigned to either(More)
PURPOSE To investigate cuff types for potential use in late childhood and early adolescence for appropriate fit. METHOD Formulae suggest the use of a tracheal tube having a 6.5 mm internal diameter at ages 8 to 10 years, so a model system was used to test the passage of cuffed and uncuffed tracheal tubes of 6.5 mm internal diameter through calibrated(More)
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