Which surgical therapy yields the best results for treatment of frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) (adhesive capsulitis)?

Updated: Nov 12, 2020
  • Author: Jefferson R Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: S Ashfaq Hasan, MD  more...
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A review by Miyazaki et al of surgical treatment in 56 shoulders with FSS concluded that that inferior capsulotomy yields the best results. In addition, these authors reported lower reoperation rates in patients who receive interscalene catheter anesthetic infusion for postoperative rehabilitation. [80]


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