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A Novel Method of Patient Positioning Using Shoulder Arthroscopy Equipment for Elbow Arthroscopy

A Novel Method of Patient Positioning Using Shoulder Arthroscopy Equipment for Elbow Arthroscopy

Indications for elbow arthroscopy are expanding; however, it is uncommon compared with shoulder arthroscopy. Elbow arthroscopy can be complicated by positioning, including the need to obtain specific arm holders required by most operating rooms. Surgery can be performed in the supine, prone, or lateral position.

Indications for elbow arthroscopy are expanding; however, it is uncommon compared with shoulder arthroscopy. Elbow arthroscopy can be complicated by positioning, including the need to obtain specific arm holders required by most operating rooms. Surgery can be performed in the supine, prone, or lateral position.

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