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Table 1 Profiles of the patients who underwent interventional microadhesiolysis

From: Interventional microadhesiolysis: A new nonsurgical release technique for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

      Glenohumeral ROM Pre-interventional MRI finding  
Patient Age (years) Sex Affected shoulder Pain duration (months) Abd (deg) ER (deg) IR (deg) Joint effusion* Thickness of the joint capsule/synovium (mm) Stage
1 56 F Right 6 90 30 15 ++ 9.1 3
2 49 M Right 4 75 30 15 + 4.9 2
3 57 F Left 3 90 30 15 ++ 5.3 2
4 51 M Right 6 80 30 15 ++ 7.0 3
5 44 F Left 12 80 45 30 + 5.6 3
6 60 M Right 6 90 30 15 ++ 7.6 3
7 49 F Right 6 90 45 15 ++ 4.8 2
8 59 F Right 10 90 30 15 ++ 4.2 2
9 66 M Left 3 90 30 15 + 5.0 2
10 69 M Left 6 90 30 15 ++ 5.0 2
  1. ROM, range of motion; Abd, abduction; ER, external rotation; IR; internal rotation.
  2. * '+' indicates minimal joint effusion; '++' indicates moderate joint effusion.
  3. The stage of adhesive capsulitis was designated according to Hannafin and Chiaia (2000).