A modified Bristow-Helfet-May procedure for recurrent dislocation and subluxation of the shoulder. Report of two hundred and twelve cases.

@article{Torg1987AMB,
  title={A modified Bristow-Helfet-May procedure for recurrent dislocation and subluxation of the shoulder. Report of two hundred and twelve cases.},
  author={Joseph S. Torg and F C Balduini and Christine M Bonci and R. C. Lehman and John R. Gregg and John L. Esterhai and F J Hensal},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1987},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={904-13}
}
A modified Bristow-Helfet-May procedure was performed for recurrent dislocation or subluxation of the glenohumeral joint in 207 patients (212 shoulders), whose average age at the time of surgery was 20.3 years (range, fourteen to forty-seven years). The procedure was modified by directing the coracoid segment and conjoined tendon over the superior border rather than through the substance of the subscapularis tendon and muscle. The indications were either documented recurrent anterior… CONTINUE READING