Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil 2021 Feb 26;3(1):e163-e170. Epub 2020 Dec 26.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Purpose: To compare the differences in preoperative pathology, surgical technique, and overall outcomes between patients treated surgically after a single anterior glenohumeral joint dislocation and those undergoing surgery after multiple dislocations.
Methods: An epidemiologic database was used to identify all patients younger than 40 years undergoing surgery for anterior shoulder instability between January 1, 1994, and July 31, 2016, in a defined geographic area. Patient medical records were reviewed to obtain demographic information, patient history, physical examination findings, imaging findings, clinical progression, surgical details, and outcomes. Read More