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Lateral Patient Positioning for Shoulder Arthroscopy

Matthew Provencher, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

In preparation for an arthroscopic Bankart repair, Dr. Matthew Provencher positions the patient’s arm so there is 45 degrees of abduction, 15 degrees of forward flexion, and a balanced lateral strap. This positioning gently opens up the joint while allowing lateral translation.

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