Superior-inferior stability of the shoulder: role of the coracohumeral ligament and the rotator interval capsule.

@article{Itoi1998SuperiorinferiorSO,
  title={Superior-inferior stability of the shoulder: role of the coracohumeral ligament and the rotator interval capsule.},
  author={E Itoi and Lawrence J. Berglund and Joseph J. Grabowski and L. Naggar and Bernard F. Morrey and K. N. An},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={1998},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={508-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the superior-inferior stabilizing functions of the coracohumeral ligament (CHL) and the rotator interval capsule (RIC) with use of a material testing machine. MATERIAL AND METHODS The axial translations of the humerus with the superior-inferior translation force of 30 N applied were recorded under the following joint capsule conditions: (1) intact, (2) vented, (3) the CHL sectioned, and (4) the RIC incised in six cadaver shoulders. The order of sectioning was changed for… CONTINUE READING

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