The arthroscopic Latarjet procedure for the treatment of anterior shoulder instability.

@article{Lafosse2007TheAL,
  title={The arthroscopic Latarjet procedure for the treatment of anterior shoulder instability.},
  author={Laurent Lafosse and Etienne Lejeune and A. Bouchard and Carlos Kakuda and Reuben Gobezie and Tony Kochhar},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1242.e1-5}
}
Anterior instability is a difficult clinical problem that is treated by a variety of open and arthroscopic methods with good results. Bankart repair remains a popular option. However, in those situations involving irreparable ligamentous damage or bony deficiency, this technique may be insufficient to stabilize the shoulder. One of the principal methods of open treatment for this problem is the Latarjet procedure, as described in his article in 1954. It has proven to be a durable and reliable… CONTINUE READING

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