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Arthroscopic management of recurrent anterior dislocation of the shoulder: analysis of technical modifications on the Caspari procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8776989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arthroscopic treatment was performed on 71 patients with recurrent shoulder dislocations; all of the patients had monoplanar anterior instability attributable to arthroscopically diagnosed Bankart lesion. Of the 71 operations, 29 were performed using the original Caspari technique (follow-up, 59 months), and 42 were performed after modifications made in the original technique (follow-up, 38 months), notably improved preparation of the capsular reinsertion zone and increase in the number of monofilament points and their anchorage directly to the bone, on the spine of the scapula. We compared the results obtained in these two differently treated groups, taking into account several factors in the patient's history and clinical condition. These included the number of dislocation episodes before the operation, as well as clinical findings regarding stability, movement, function and pain (Rowe scale score), contralateral shoulder laxity, level of preoperative versus postoperative athletic activity, and postoperative recurrence rate. In the Caspari-treated group, we obtained 66% satisfactory results compared with the 90% obtained in the second group. The recurrence rate was 27% in the first group compared with 4.8% in the second group. These data were statistically significant. No correlation was found between preoperative number of dislocations and recurrence rate, nor for contralateral shoulder laxity. No significant difference was found regarding resumption of sport activity in the two groups. Our data indicate that, with accuracy in patient selection and effective surgical technique, the recurrence rate can be reduced, and results similar to those of the arthrotomic technique may be obtained.
Authors:
M Marcacci; S Zaffagnini; A Petitto; M P Neri; F Iacono; A Visani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0749-8063     ISO Abbreviation:  Arthroscopy     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-17     Completed Date:  1996-09-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506498     Medline TA:  Arthroscopy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Arthroscopy / methods*
Endoscopy / methods
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Recurrence
Retrospective Studies
Shoulder Dislocation / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Sports
Treatment Outcome

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