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Management of acute glenohumeral dislocations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19649345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The glenohumeral joint is the most commonly dislocated joint in the human body. Glenohumeral joint dislocations account for a large number of orthopedic consultations in inpatient and outpatient settings. A thorough workup is required for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this injury. Complete history and physical examination and radiographic studies are essential, and reduction should always be attempted. In this article, we review the literature for each phase of the workup for glenohumeral dislocation and describe the anatomy, biomechanics, and basic science of the injury. Featured is a detailed synopsis of the more commonly used reduction maneuvers plus their risks and success rates.
Authors:
Michael J Sileo; Samuel Joseph; Cory O Nelson; Corey O Nelson; Jonathan D Botts; James Penna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1934-3418     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J. Orthop.     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-03     Completed Date:  2009-10-15     Revised Date:  2010-01-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502918     Medline TA:  Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8181, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Humans
Manipulation, Orthopedic / methods
Shoulder Dislocation / physiopathology,  radiography,  rehabilitation*
Shoulder Joint / pathology*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Treatment Outcome
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Am J Orthop. 2009 Jul;38(7):354
Note: Nelson, Corey O [corrected to Nelson, Cory O]

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