Shoulder arthroscopy positioning: lateral decubitus versus beach chair.

@article{Peruto2009ShoulderAP,
  title={Shoulder arthroscopy positioning: lateral decubitus versus beach chair.},
  author={Christina M Peruto and Michael G. Ciccotti and Steven Brad Cohen},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={891-6}
}
Since the introduction of the beach chair position for shoulder arthroscopy, orthopaedic surgeons have debated whether the beach chair or lateral decubitus is superior. Most surgeons use the same patient position to perform all of their arthroscopic shoulder procedures, regardless of the pathology. Each position has its advantages and disadvantages. The evidence regarding the efficiency, efficacy, and risks of the lateral decubitus and the beach chair positions for shoulder arthroscopy does not… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations

Great auricular neuropraxia with beach chair position

Local and regional anesthesia • 2017
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach Chair Position

Arthroscopy techniques • 2017
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

MRI-Arthroscopy Correlation for Shoulder Anatomy and Pathology: A Teaching Guide.

AJR. American journal of roentgenology • 2015
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Shoulder arthroscopy with the patient in the beach-chair position.

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association • 1988
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Arthroscopy of the Upper Extremity

BB Phillips
Eds: Canale ST, Beaty JH. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier, • 2008
View 9 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Shoulder Positioning: Beach chair vs. Lateral decubitus: Point 249 / Counterpoint

RF Warren, C. Morgan
Arthroscopy Association of North America Newsletter • 2008
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Cerebral ischemia during shoulder surgery in the upright position: a case series.

Journal of clinical anesthesia • 2005
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Lateral Decubitus Position

JE Tibone
Shoulder Arthroscopy. Eds: Tibone JE, Savoie FH III, Shaffer BS • 2003
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Avoiding catastrophic complications of stroke and death related to shoulder surgery in the sitting position.

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association • 2008
View 3 Excerpts

Patient Positioning, Portal Placement, Normal Arthroscopic Anatomy, and 243 Diagnostic Arthroscopy

KF Bonner
Eds: Cole BJ, Sekiya JK. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier, • 2008
View 3 Excerpts

A comparison of risk between the lateral decubitus and the beach-chair position when establishing an anteroinferior shoulder portal: a cadaveric study.

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association • 2007

Trans-cuff portal for arthroscopic posterior capsulorrhaphy.

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association • 2006

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…