Diagnostic arthroscopy

  • H. Thöni
  • H. Resch
  • G. Sperner


The anatomical structure of the shoulder joint is eminently suited to arthroscopic examination. The joint itself is spacious, the capsule is loose; according to Fick a second humeral head would fit into the joint [10, 25]. From an anatomical point of view the placement of arthroscopic portals may be somewhat more difficult than in the knee joint, but they are equally nontraumatic and safe, provided a few clear rules are followed [6].


Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Shoulder Joint Biceps Tendon Subscapularis Tendon 
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  • H. Thöni
  • H. Resch
  • G. Sperner

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