Beach Chair Position Shoulder Surgery. The beach chair position allows better surgical visualization compared to lateral decubitus position but may be associated with catastrophic neurologic complications including stroke spinal cord ischemia and transient visual loss. A prospective study on the effect of general anesthesia compared with regional anesthesia and sedation.
A prospective study on the effect of general anesthesia compared with regional anesthesia and sedation. Equipped with adjustable table legs and a variety of rail clamps OR table fit is one less worry for your customer. The advantages of the beach chair position include the ease of setup limited brachial plexus stress increased glenohumeral and subacromial visualization anesthesia flexibility and the ability to easily convert to an open procedure.
J Shoulder Elbow.
Although uncommon severe neurological events have been reported in patients undergoing shoulder surgery in the beach chair position. When anaesthetising patients for arthroscopic shoulder surgery it is common practice to sit the patient in the beach-chair position and to optimise arthroscopy by allowing relative hypotension. Safety of beach chair position shoulder surgery. Although controversial failing to consider the gravitational effects of head elevation on cerebral perfusion is speculated to increase susceptibility to rare but devastating neurologic complications after shoulder surgery in the beach chair position BCP.