Identification and treatment of existing copathology in anterior shoulder instability repair.

  title={Identification and treatment of existing copathology in anterior shoulder instability repair.},
  author={Brian Forsythe and Rachel M. Frank and Mohammed Mamdoh Ahmed and Nikhil N. Verma and Brian Cole and Anthony A Romeo and Matthew T. Provencher and Shane Jay Nho},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={31 1},
Recurrent anterior instability is a common finding after traumatic glenohumeral dislocation in the young, athletic patient population. A variety of concomitant pathologies may be present in addition to the classic Bankart lesion, including glenoid bone loss; humeral head bone loss; rotator interval pathology; complex/large capsular injuries including humeral avulsions of the glenohumeral ligaments (HAGL lesions), SLAP tears, near circumferential labral tears, and anterior labral periosteal… CONTINUE READING


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