Posterior to anterior transglenoid pins: anatomy at risk.

  title={Posterior to anterior transglenoid pins: anatomy at risk.},
  author={Shaun Slattery and Christopher M. Jobe and Bob Watkins},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={14 3},
Pneumothorax was noted after an arthroscopic procedure during which a small guidewire overpenetrated the glenoid from a posterior-superior direction. This anatomic study was undertaken to determine the structures at risk from pins overpenetrating from the posterior-superior aspect and to determine whether scapulothoracic position altered the risk. The glenoid was intentionally overpenetrated with wooden dowels from the posterior-superior aspect of the glenoid in seven fresh cadaveric shoulders… CONTINUE READING

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