Conflicting Results on Drillhole Visibility by Imaging Method with PLLA vs PGA in Bankart Repair
Large Drill Holes Are Still Present in the Long Term After Arthroscopic Bankart Repair With Absorbable Tacks: An 18-Year Randomized Prospective StudyAm J Sports Med. 2020 Jul;48(8):1865-1872
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Forty patients with unidirectional post-traumatic anterior shoulder instability scheduled for an arthroscopic Bankart repair between March 1998 and February 2001 were randomized to receive a fast absorbing polygluconate acid (PGA) tack or a slow absorbing polylevolactic acid (PLLA) tack for suture anchoring during procedure. The primary outcome of interest was drill hole volume and visibility. Sec...
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