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Anatomy of the Shoulder

  • Enrico BellatoEmail author
  • Davide Blonna
  • Filippo Castoldi
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Abstract

When we study arthroscopic anatomy of the shoulder, we must not focus solely on structures visible from inside the joint. Whatever encloses the glenohumeral joint is important, in particular with reference to surgical approaches and portals. Moreover, we have to know the structures to be avoided so that we do not cause damages and complications.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Great Tuberosity Axillary Nerve Subscapularis Tendon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Bellato
    • 1
    Email author
  • Davide Blonna
    • 2
  • Filippo Castoldi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyMauriziano-Umberto I Hospital – University of Turin Medical SchoolTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyMauriziano-Umberto I hospitalTorinoItaly

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