suprascapular


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suprascapular

 [soo″prah-skap´u-lar]
above the scapula.

su·pra·scap·u·lar

(sū'pră-skap'yū-lăr),
Above the scapula, denoting especially an artery, vein, and nerve.

suprascapular

(so͞o′prə-skăp′yə-lər)
adj.
Located above the scapula, as an artery or a nerve.
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These include the presence of an anterior coracoscapular ligament (ACSL) [67] and suprascapular notch veins [80].
Ultrasound-guided continuous suprascapular nerve block for adhesive capsulitis: one case and a short topical review.
(28) Extrinsic causes can include cervical spine disease and suprascapular neuropathy.
Originating from the upper trunk of the brachial plexus, the suprascapular nerve passes through the suprascapular notch, beneath the transverse scapular ligament and sends motor branches to the supraspinatus muscle.
(9-10) The axillary and suprascapular nerves may also be compromised in C5-C6 injuries.
Finnegan (1978:26) defines this variation as the suprascapular foramen (SSF) in which the suprascapular notch is the normal trait, while the variation, a foramen, is only present when it is a complete bridge.
Axillary and suprascapular nerves carry the highest risk of laceration (1, 4, 7).
Suprascapular nerve block for the treatment of frozen shoulder.
B) Suprascapular nerve blockade is clinically less effective than the tricompartmental blockade.
The supraclavicular, subclavian, and long thoracic/ suprascapular nerves, alone or together, may be responsible for pain transmission after clavicular fracture and surgery [1, 13].
Hendy et al., "Afferent inhibition and cortical silent periods in shoulder primary motor cortex and effect of a suprascapular nerve block in people experiencing chronic shoulder pain," Clinical Neurophysiology, vol.
Nam et al., "Analgesic effectiveness of nerve block in shoulder arthroscopy: comparison between interscalene, suprascapular and axillary nerve blocks," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.