Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression

  • James P. Tasto


Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASAD), modified from the open technique first described by Neer, is the procedure of choice for treating chronic shoulder impingement syndrome unresponsive to conservative care. Most of the current literature supports the value of arthroscopic over the conventional open technique and, in particular, for revision.


Rotator Cuff Rotator Cuff Tear Impingement Syndrome Adhesive Capsulitis Subacromial Impingement 
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