A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical and patient-reported outcomes following two procedures for recurrent traumatic anterior instability of the shoulder: Latarjet procedure vs. Bankart repair.

@article{An2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical and patient-reported outcomes following two procedures for recurrent traumatic anterior instability of the shoulder: Latarjet procedure vs. Bankart repair.},
  author={Vincent V G An and Brahman Shankar Sivakumar and Kevin Phan and John N. Trantalis},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          853-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Bankart repair and Latarjet procedure are both viable surgical options for recurrent traumatic anterior instability of the shoulder joint. The anatomic repair is the more popular option, with 90% of surgeons internationally choosing the Bankart repair as the initial treatment. There has been no previous review directly comparing the 2 techniques. Hence, we aimed to systematically review studies to compare the outcomes of Bankart repairs vs. the Latarjet procedure for recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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