ACE Report #718
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Shoulder instability: High failure rates observed with arthroscopic transglenoid sutures

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is arthroscopic surgery for stabilisation of chronic shoulder instability as effective as open surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis of 62 studies including 3044 arthroscopic operations

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Sep;89(9):1188-96

Contributing Authors: J Hobby D Griffin M Dunbar P Boileau

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This meta-analysis and systematic review identified 62 studies that compared various arthroscopic stabilization techniques, In addition to comparing the failure rates of arthroscopic and open methods. The results from this analysis indicate that a higher failure rate is seen with the use of staples or arthroscopic transglenoid suture techniques than open techniques or arthroscopic stabilization wi...

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