inferior capsular shift

inferior capsular shift

Orthopedics The main procedure for managing multidirectional shoulder instability which directly addresses capsular laxity by reducing capsular volume by up to 57%. See Multidirectional shoulder instability. Cf Thermal capsular shift.
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Owing to persistent instability, an open inferior capsular shift was performed in 2014.
Inferior capsular shift for involuntary inferior and multidirectional instability of the shoulder.
Volumetric change in the shoulder capsule after open inferior capsular shift versus arthroscopic thermal capsular shrinkage: a cadaveric model.
Inferior capsular shift for involuntary and multidirectional instability of the shoulder.
One patient had a Putti Platt procedure performed, and the final patient had a Magnusson Stack procedure with an inferior capsular shift.
The inferior capsular shift has improved on these procedures with the prevention of recurrent instability and lower rates of loss of motion.
In this patient an inferior capsular shift was not performed in order to avoid excessive capsular tightening.
Loomer R, Graham B: Anatomy of the axillary nerve and its relation to inferior capsular shift.
Neer CS II, Foster CR: Inferior capsular shift for involuntary inferior and multidirectional instability of the shoulder: A preliminary report.

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