Diagnosis and treatment of suprascapular nerve entrapment.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of suprascapular nerve entrapment.},
  author={Melvin Post},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  • Melvin Post
  • Published 1999 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
To achieve an excellent and lasting outcome of surgical treatment of suprascapular nerve entrapment, correct diagnosis is essential. This diagnosis is made by a combined process of exclusion and abnormal electrodiagnostic findings. An increased latency on the affected side indicates impaired nerve conduction and is indicative of entrapment. From 1982 to December 1997, 39 patients underwent surgical release of the suprascapular ligament for entrapment of the suprascapular nerve. Eighteen of 39… CONTINUE READING
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