An operative technique for recurrent shoulder dislocations in older patients.

@article{Levy1999AnOT,
  title={An operative technique for recurrent shoulder dislocations in older patients.},
  author={Ofer Levy and Maria Pritsch and E. W. vom Rath},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={452-7}
}
Recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation in the elderly is not as exceptional as it was once thought to be. That anterior shoulder dislocation in older patients is caused by a rotator cuff tear through the posterior mechanism is well accepted. However, in the subset of patients who have multiple recurrent or intractable dislocations develop, there may be combined pathologic conditions at work: large or massive rotator cuff tears together with anterior capsulolabral injuries such as a Bankart… CONTINUE READING

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