Acromion

Known as: Acromion Process, Acromion Processes, Acromions 
The lateral extension of the spine of the SCAPULA and the highest point of the SHOULDER.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Disorders of the shoulder complex can be accompanied by changes in the movement pattern of the scapula. However, scapular motion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Factors predisposing to tearing of the rotator cuff are poorly understood. We have observed that the acromion of… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Combined destruction of the rotator cuff and the glenohumeral joint may lead to a painful and pseudo-paralyzed shoulder. In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Impingement on the tendinous portion of the rotator cuff by the coracoacromial ligament and the anterior third of the acromion is… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We use the acronym SICK to refer to the findings one sees in this syndrome (Scapular malposition, Inferior medial border… (More)
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1998
1998
To more completely describe acromion morphology and its relationship to impingement syndrome, we performed three-dimensional… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Two hundred ten specimens (420 scapulas) from the Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Nine fresh-frozen, human cadaveric shoulders were elevated in the scapular plane in two different humeral rotations by applying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
An association between the morphology of the acromion and the occurrence of rotator cuff tear (RCT) has been suggested by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In 200 shoulders from cadavera, we studied the pathological changes on the undersurface of the acromion as associated with tears… (More)
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