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ACE Report #8722
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No effect of arthroscopic electrothermal capsulorrhaphy on arthroscopic Bankart repair

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Randomized controlled trial of arthroscopic electrothermal capsulorrhaphy with Bankart repair and isolated arthroscopic Bankart repair

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Feb;24(2):414-21

Contributing Authors: S McRae J Leiter K Subramanian R Litchfield P MacDonald

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88 patients (aged 14+) with anterior instability of the shoulder diagnosed with a Bankart lesion were randomized to receive either an arthroscopic Bankart repair alone or supplemented with an electrothermal treatment of the middle glenohumeral ligament (MGHL) and an anterior band of the inferior glenohumeral ligament (IGHL). The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of these treatments ...

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