Arthroscopic treatment for snapping scapula: a prospective case series

  title={Arthroscopic treatment for snapping scapula: a prospective case series},
  author={Lars Bl\ond and Simone Rechter},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
Painful snapping scapula can be a disabling condition. The object of this prospective study was to assess the efficiency of arthroscopic bone resection of the medial superior corner of scapula, in patients suffering from continuously painful snapping scapula. Twenty patients with painful snapping scapula underwent arthroscopic scapulothoracic bursectomi and resection of the hook formation at the medial superior margin of the scapular. Preoperatively, all patients reported temporary relief via a… CONTINUE READING
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