An anatomical study of the suprascapular nerve.

  title={An anatomical study of the suprascapular nerve.},
  author={Louis U. Bigliani and Robert Dalsey and Peter D. McCann and Ernest W. April},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={6 4},
The course of the suprascapular nerve and its distance from fixed scapular landmarks were measured in 90 cadaveric shoulders. In an additional 15 cadavers, three pins were passed at various angles in a general anterior-posterior direction through the middle of the glenoid neck just inferior and lateral to the base of the coracoid process. The distance between the exit site on the posterior glenoid neck and the suprascapular nerve at the base of the scapular spine was recorded for each pin… CONTINUE READING
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