What is Subacromial smoothing/decompression?

Category: Surgeries


Subacromial smoothing is the surgical smoothing or shaving of bone or growths of the acromion (the upper portion of the shoulder blade).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Subacromial smoothing/decompression

Side effect Patients


Stopped having Subacromial smoothing/decompression

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Subacromial smoothing/decompression.