Complications of bioabsorbable suture anchors in the shoulder.

@article{Dhawan2012ComplicationsOB,
  title={Complications of bioabsorbable suture anchors in the shoulder.},
  author={Aman Dhawan and Neil S. Ghodadra and V Koza M Karas and Michael Jonathan Salata and Brian Cole},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={1424-30}
}
The development of the suture anchor has played a pivotal role in the transition from open to arthroscopic techniques of the shoulder. Various suture anchors have been manufactured that help facilitate the ability to create a soft tissue to bone repair. Because of reported complications of loosening, migration, and chondral injury with metallic anchors, bioabsorbable anchors have become increasingly used among orthopaedic surgeons. In this review, the authors sought to evaluate complications… CONTINUE READING

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