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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:27 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #685
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Open techniques effective in preventing recurrent shoulder instability

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OrthoEvidence. Open techniques effective in preventing recurrent shoulder instability . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/685

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Arthroscopic Compared with Open Repairs for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Literature

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Feb;89(2):244-54.

Contributing Authors: TR Lenters AK Franta FM Wolf SS Leopold FA Matsen

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This meta-analysis analyzed eighteen studies (4 randomized clinical trials, 10 non-randomized comparative trials, and 4 observational studies) that compared arthroscopic versus open surgical approaches in treating anterior shoulder instability. Results from the analysis indicated that open techniques were more effective in preventing recurrent instability, and allowed for a faster return to work/s...

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