The axillary nerve and its relationship to common sports medicine shoulder procedures

William J. Bryan, Keith Schauder, Hugh S. Tullos

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Abstract

Cadaveric dissections have demonstrated the precarious nature of the axillary nerve with relatioship to three common sports medicine shoulder procedures: the anteroinferior acromioplasty and rotator cuff repair incision, the inferior capsular shift procedure, and the posterior portal for shoulder arthroscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-116
Number of pages4
JournalThe American Journal of Sports Medicine
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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