Accuracy of intra-articular glenohumeral injections: the anterosuperior technique with arthroscopic documentation.

@article{Johnson2011AccuracyOI,
  title={Accuracy of intra-articular glenohumeral injections: the anterosuperior technique with arthroscopic documentation.},
  author={T. Sudhakar Johnson and Addisu Mesfin and Kevin William Farmer and Lawrence A McGuigan and Ines G Alamo and L Camille Jones and David C. Johnson},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={745-9}
}
PURPOSE Our objective was to assess the accuracy rate of needle placement with the anterosuperior technique of glenohumeral joint injection that uses familiar palpable superficial landmarks as a guide instead of diagnostic imaging. METHODS Between April 2007 and October 2007 at our institution, 42 patients met the study inclusion criteria of being aged 18 years or older and undergoing shoulder arthroscopy. For the injection (performed by 1 surgeon), anesthetized patients were placed in the… CONTINUE READING