Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Axillary view - all the information that's needed about the arthritic glenoid

While there's an international movement toward getting CT scans on patients having shoulder arthroplasty, we continue to find that a good quality axillary view tells us everything we need to know to carry out the shoulder replacement. Here are preoperative axillary views for the four arthroplasties we did yesterday. These radiographs enabled a good preoperative discussion with the patient and informed us of the pathoanatomy we found at surgery.


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