Management of the athlete with a failed shoulder instability procedure.

  title={Management of the athlete with a failed shoulder instability procedure.},
  author={Frank Winston Gwathmey and Jon J. P. Warner},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={32 4},
The athlete with a failed instability procedure requires a thoughtful and systematic approach to achieve a good outcome. Goals of treatment should be defined and realistic expectations should be set. Revision stabilization has a high rate of recurrent instability, low rates of return to play, and low clinical outcome scores. Fundamental to successful revision surgery is choosing the correct procedure. The decision is straightforward in athletes with clear factors that predict recurrence… CONTINUE READING
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