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Volume:33 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13498
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Arthroscopic Surgery Reduces Recurrence Instability vs Immobilization for Shoulder Dislocations

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OrthoEvidence. Arthroscopic Surgery Reduces Recurrence Instability vs Immobilization for Shoulder Dislocations. ACE Report. 2021;33(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13498

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Immobilization in External Rotation and Abduction Versus Arthroscopic Stabilization After First-Time Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2021 Mar;49(4): 857-865

Contributing Authors: M Minkus M Königshausen D Maier F Mauch T Stein S Greiner M Moursy M Scheibel

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One hundred and twelve patients who suffered from a 1st time dislocation of the shoulder were randomized to receive immobilization in external rotation and abduction (n=60) or surgery through an arthroscopic Bankart repair (n=52). The primary outcome of interest included rate of recurrence. Secondary outcomes included range of motion (ROM) and shoulder function (Constant-Murley score, subjective c...

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