Intraoperative measurements of the subacromial distance.

  title={Intraoperative measurements of the subacromial distance.},
  author={Bo Tillander and Rolf Norlin},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={18 4},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was 2-fold: to document the accuracy of a new measuring device and to intraoperatively compare the subacromial distance between controls and patients with impingement syndrome before and after arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD). TYPE OF STUDY Clinical study. METHODS When performing an ASD, it is important that bone resection is adequate. Today the correct subacromial distance after bone resection is only assessed by eye, directly or indirectly… CONTINUE READING