Diagnostic bursoscopy

  • G. Sperner
  • H. Resch
  • K. Golser


Impingement of the shoulder is a bottle-neck syndrome in the subacromial space. For a variety of reasons, the normally smooth glide of the rotator cuff between humeral head and acromion is disturbed (e.g., tendon rupture, subacromial bursitis, inflammatory swelling of the tendon, constriction of the subacromial space due to osteophytes, large calcareous deposits in the tendon, displaced fractures of the greater tuberosity, etc.).


Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Calcareous Deposit Glenohumeral Joint Biceps Tendon 
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  • G. Sperner
  • H. Resch
  • K. Golser

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