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Publications [#133609] of Nancy M Major

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  1. NM Major, MC Banks, MR imaging of complications of loose surgical tacks in the shoulder., AJR. American journal of roentgenology, United States, vol. 180 no. 2 (February, 2003), pp. 377-80, ISSN 0361-803X
    (last updated on 2006/10/17)

    Abstract:
    OBJECTIVE: Loose surgical tacks in the shoulder joint are a potential cause of new-onset shoulder pain after arthroscopic repair of an anterior-to-posterior lesion of the superior labrum. We report the MR imaging appearance of loose surgical tacks in this anatomic location. CONCLUSION: MR imaging is valuable in the evaluation of postoperative shoulder pain. Synovitis is a commonly considered clinical diagnosis; our report illustrates that loose tacks are another potential complication after shoulder surgery

    Keywords:
    Adolescent • Adult • Arthroscopy • Diagnosis, Differential • Foreign Bodies • Humans • Ligaments, Articular • Magnetic Resonance Imaging* • Male • Middle Aged • Polyglycolic Acid • Postoperative Complications • Shoulder Joint* • Shoulder Pain • Surgical Instruments* • Synovitis • complications • diagnosis • diagnosis* • etiology • pathology • surgery


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