Beach Chair For Rotator Cuff Repair. 2 Softcare pad set for patient comfort. After the induction of anesthesia the operative arm is prepped and draped in usual sterile fashion.
To perform arthroscopy surgery in the beach chair position successfully meticulous care during patient positioning and setup must be taken. The complete surgical technique is demonstrated in a supplemental video. Matches the height of your 2 OR.
Arthroscopic view of the left shoulder from the lateral portal beach chair position.
When it is often required to change portals regularly when performing an arthroscopic cuff repair this can easily be done in the beach chair position. Patients may present for rotator cuff repair RCR after a relatively acute injury or the injury may have occurred in the distant past. This Shoulder Arthroscopy Beach Chair adjusts from 0 - 90 in 8 seconds in a slow controlled movement. Recovery room time was significantly longer patients who had surgery in the beach chair position 961 minutes and for those who had a cardiac-related medical comorbidity 117 minutes.