Arthroscopic compared with open repairs for recurrent anterior shoulder instability. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature.

@article{Lenters2007ArthroscopicCW,
  title={Arthroscopic compared with open repairs for recurrent anterior shoulder instability. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature.},
  author={Tim R. Lenters and Amy K. Franta and Fredric M. Wolf and Seth S Leopold and Frederick A. Matsen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={244-54}
}
BACKGROUND Both arthroscopic and open surgical repairs are utilized for the management of anterior glenohumeral instability. To determine the evidence supporting the relative effectiveness of these two approaches, we conducted a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of all reports comparing arthroscopic and open repairs. METHODS A systematic analysis of eighteen published or presented studies was performed to determine if there were significant differences between the two approaches with regard… CONTINUE READING

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