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Is it common to get a fracture during shoulder manipulation under anesthesia?
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Rare
The orthopedic surgeon doing the manipulation is trained to know the tolerances of the bones and joints they are working with.
It is always possible with weak bones or tightly fused shoulders for this complication to occur, but the chances are small.

In brief: Rare
The orthopedic surgeon doing the manipulation is trained to know the tolerances of the bones and joints they are working with.
It is always possible with weak bones or tightly fused shoulders for this complication to occur, but the chances are small.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Ernesto Pretto
Anesthesiology
In brief: Rare
A fracture during manipulation of the shoulder to treat dislocation is a known albeit infrequent complication of this procedure.

In brief: Rare
A fracture during manipulation of the shoulder to treat dislocation is a known albeit infrequent complication of this procedure.
Dr. Ernesto Pretto
Dr. Ernesto Pretto
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
In brief: Shoulder MUA
Not common at all. Mua of the shoulder is quite straight forward.

In brief: Shoulder MUA
Not common at all. Mua of the shoulder is quite straight forward.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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