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Left Shoulder Injuries with Attempted Surgical Repairs
This stock medical exhibit begins with one anterior skeletal view of the left shoulder illustrating the pre-operative condition. This image clearly reveals the spurring and overgrowth of the acromion and distal clavicle with resulting classic impingement syndrome. Also, included in this image is a massive tear of the supraspinatus tendon with extensive retraction.rnrnAlso included are multiple steps of the subacromial decompression and rotator cuff repair procedure are illustrated. These steps include: the insertion of arthroscopic instruments, debridement of the glenoid labrum, subacromial bursa and rotator cuff, removal of osteophytes and insertion of shoulder suture anchors securing the torn rotator cuff.