A simple, safe and painless method for acute anterior glenohumeral joint dislocations: "the forward elevation maneuver".

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Guner S. , Guner S. I. , Gormeli G., Turkozu T. , Gormeli C. A. , Bora A.

Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery, vol.133, no.8, pp.1095-9, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 133 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-013-1769-7
  • Title of Journal : Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.1095-9


The glenohumeral joint is the most frequently dislocated joint in the body. Numerous techniques for reducing an acute anterior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint have been described. The goal of this study was to assess the efficacy of Janecki's forward elevation maneuver for reducing a traumatic acute anterior glenohumeral joint dislocation.