Arthroscopic posterior capsulolabral plication found effective for shoulder instability

Treatment of patients with rotator cuff deficiency and arthritis in the setting of a prior glenohumeral infection (postinfectious arthropathy) is complex, with little evidence to guide treatment.

Researchers case-matched 48 overhead-throwing athletes who underwent arthroscopic posterior capsulolabral reconstruction with 48 non-throwing athletes. They measured shoulder pain, function, return to sport and determined operative failures in the patients who underwent reconstruction


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