Beach Chair Position Surgery. It is helpful to place the trunk almost upright with an almost hanging arm to help reduce the fracture by ligamentotaxis and gravity. Setting up the patient to the Beach Chair position for shoulder surgery on Merivaara Promerix operating table.
The beach chair position is a reliable safe and effective position to perform nearly all types of shoulder arthroscopic procedures. Antegrade nailing anterolateralanterior plating and external fixation may all be performed in the beach chair position. We recommend cycling the blood pressure before raising the head to have accurate and current blood pressure data.
The sitting and beach chair position BCP are variations of nearly the same position with similar physiologic changes and potential complications.
Shoulder Surgery in the Beach Chair Position is Associated with Diminished Cerebral Autoregulation but No Differences in Postoperative Cognition or Brain Injury Biomarker Levels Compared with Supine Positioning. In patients who are anesthetized for surgery in the beach chair position brain blood pressure can fall to levels below the brains ability to autoregulate. The anesthesia patient safety foundation beach chair study. For this reason they will be discussed in.