Patient Info

Shoulders

Fracture Case

These are x-rays of 48-year-old teacher who slipped and sustained a fracture/ dislocation of her left shoulder. The dislocated shoulder was reduced in the emergency room, however, the x-ray showed evidence of continued displacement of the fracture fragment. The fracture was repaired surgically to restore the normal anatomy and function.

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Bankart Repair

This patient is a 21 year-old collegiate soccer player who has had two traumatic dislocations of his left shoulder.

This image shows the Hill-Sachs deformity or defect in the back of the humeral head as a result of the dislocation.

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This arthroscopic image is inside of the shoulder with a separation of the labrum from the adjacent glenoid (socket).

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After repair of the labrum to the glenoid we have restored the normal "bumper" effect of the labrum and thus improved the stability of the shoulder.

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Rotator Cuff Tear

These are the pictures of a 54 year-old patient with a rather unique type of rotator cuff tear called a PASTA (Partial Articular Sided Tear). The entire rotator cuff is not torn but more than 50% of the tendon is torn on the under surface.

Arthroscopic view of torn fibers of the supraspinatus tendon

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Anchors have been placed and sutures passed to secure the rotator cuff

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After securing the sutures the normal anatomy of the rotator cuff insertion on the humeral head is restored.

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