Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy

  • Roger Hackney


  • Stabilization procedures; labral repair, capsular ­placation, SLAP repairs, closure of rotator interval, and posterior stabilization.

  • Rotator cuff disease; impingement, rotator cuff repair, removal of calcific deposits.

  • Acromioplasty.

  • Excision lateral end of clavicle.

  • Debridement, synovectomy.

  • Treatment of cartilage defects.

  • Removal of loose bodies.

  • Capsular release for adhesive capsulitis/shoulder stiffness.

  • Remove tip of coracoid for subcoracoid impingement.


Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Rotator Cuff Repair Posterior Stabilization Coracoid Process 
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Further Reading

  1. Bahu MJ, Trentacosta N, Vorys GC, et al. Multidirectional instability: evaluation and treatment options. Clin Sports Med. 2008;27(4):671–89.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Carter CW, Moros C, Ahmad CS, et al. Arthroscopic anterior shoulder instability repair: techniques, pearls, pitfalls, and complications. Instr Course Lect. 2008;57:125–32.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Dobson M, Cobiella C, Lee M. Traumatic anterior shoulder instability: current concepts in management. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009;70(5):260–5.Google Scholar
  4. Feeley BT, Gallo RA, Craig EV. Cuff tear arthropathy: current trends in diagnosis and surgical management. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009;18(3):484–94.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Kropf EJ, Tjoumakaris FP, Sekiya JK. Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization: is there ever a need to open? Arthroscopy. 2007;23(7):779–84.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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