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Outcomes of Arthroscopic Posterior Capsulolabral Repair in Patients with Traumatic Recurrent Posterior Instability of Shoulder

Bharath Sekar, Jeganathan Parthiban, Sanjay Ayyakkannu Kasthuri Ranganathan, Suresh Perumal

Keywords : Arthroscopic intervention, Labral repair, Posterior shoulder instability

Citation Information : Sekar B, Parthiban J, Ranganathan SA, Perumal S. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Posterior Capsulolabral Repair in Patients with Traumatic Recurrent Posterior Instability of Shoulder. 2024; 6 (1):35-38.

DOI: 10.5005/jojs-10079-1139

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 12-01-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Introduction: Recurrent posterior subluxation is most frequently caused by microtrauma to the posterior capsulolabral shoulder complex. Patients with posterior shoulder instability typically have agonizing discomfort and weakness around the shoulder joint. Aim: To evaluate the outcomes of arthroscopic posterior labral repair in a patient with traumatic recurrent posterior shoulder dislocation. Materials and methods: Our study was conducted among 39 participants with traumatic posterior instability and assessed with UCLA, ROWE, QuickDASH, and Constant–Murley scores both preoperatively (pre-op) and after arthroscopic stabilization. Patients were followed up for 6 months and 1 year. Results: The mean and standard deviation (SD) age was 35.34 ± 4.72. The mean scores from UCLA, ROWE, QuickDASH, and Constant–Murley scores were improved and found to be better after an arthroscopic intervention. QuickDASH and Constant–Murley scores were found to be significant. Conclusion: In our study, we found that arthroscopic posterior shoulder stabilization produces excellent clinical results, high levels of patient satisfaction, and few complications.

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