scapular notch


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su·pra·scap·u·lar notch

a notch on the superior border of the scapula through which the suprascapular nerve passes.

scapular notch

A deep notch on the superior border of the scapula that transmits the suprascapular nerve.
See also: notch
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(12), measurements assessing supraspinatus muscle thickness in scapular notch perpendicular to muscle fibers were highly different in the two groups, one including subjects with full-thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture, and the other one with supraspinatus tendinopathy (without rupture).
In regards to scapular notching, rTSA patients with BMI less than 25, radiographic follow-up was available for 137 patients (70%); 22 patients had a scapular notch (16.1%) and an average scapular notching grade of 0.23.