Arthroscopic operations in the subacromial space

  • H. Resch
  • G. Sperner
  • H. Thöni
  • K. Golser
  • R. Butorac


Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) is a method of performing an acromioplasty as described by C. S. Neer [18] utilizing arthroscopic techniques [2, 8, 9, 11, 21]. In comparison to the open procedure, a major advantage of this method is that the deltoid muscle need not be detached. Consequently, better cosmetic results and a shorter rehabilitation time are achieved [2, 8, 12, 21].


Rotator Cuff Supraspinatus Tendon Arthroscopic Operation Impingement Syndrome Subacromial Space 
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  • H. Resch
  • G. Sperner
  • H. Thöni
  • K. Golser
  • R. Butorac

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