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Arthroscopic Repair of Type II SLAP Lesion with Bioabsorbable Knotless Suture Anchor: Surgical Technique and Clinical Results
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 10, Issue 1,  2007, pp.59-64
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/CiSE.2007.10.1.059
 Title & Authors
Arthroscopic Repair of Type II SLAP Lesion with Bioabsorbable Knotless Suture Anchor: Surgical Technique and Clinical Results
Lee, Chae-Chil; Kim, Sung-Jae; Hwang, Chang-Ho; Seo, Dong-Kyo; Ko, Sang-Hun;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of bioabsorbable knotless suture anchoring for isolated type II SLAP. Materials and Methods: Fourteen patients with isolated type II SLAP underwent a surgical repair with bioabsorbable knotless anchor arthroscopically. Instability, rotator cuff tears or simple subacromial decompression were excluded. The UCLA and pain of VAS (Visual Analogue Scale), ADL (Activity of Daily Living, from the American Shoulder and Elbow Society) were evaluated and patients underwent a thorough shoulder examination at a minimum follow-up period of 2 years postoperatively. Results: At a mean of 27.1 months follow-up. The mean UCLA score improved from 14.4 pre-operatively to 31.2 on last follow-up. The mean VAS for pain was 4.9 and on last follow-up 1.0. The mean VAS for instability was 2.6 and on last follow-up 0.5. The mean ADL was 10.4 and on last follow-up 25.0. 12 patients reported their satisfaction as good to excellent and 10 of the 14 patients returned to their pre-injury level of activity (athletics) (P<0.05). Conclusion: Arthroscopic repair with bioabsorbable knotless suture anchors is an effective surgical technique for the treatment of an isolated unstable type II SLAP lesion. Overall satisfaction was only 85.7%. 1 patient had severe stiffness and 1 patient had shoulder pain.
 Keywords
Shoulder;Isolated unstable SLAP;Bioabsorbable knotless suture anchor;
 Language
English
 Cited by
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SLAP 병변 수술에 사용 가능한 새로운 V자 봉합 (Type II SLAP 병변의 관절경적 수술에 있어 새로운 V자 형태의 봉합술기와 기존의 방법과의 임상결과 비교),현윤석;신성일;강정우;안주현;

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