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Age-related Outcome of Arthroscopic Repair of Isolated Type II Superior Labral Anterior to Posterior Lesions
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 18, Issue 1,  2015, pp.36-42
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2015.18.1.36
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Age-related Outcome of Arthroscopic Repair of Isolated Type II Superior Labral Anterior to Posterior Lesions
Kwon, Jieun; Kim, Yeun Ho; Yeom, Tae Sung; Oh, Joo Han;
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Background: Repair of superior labral anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion in patients older than 40 years is controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical outcomes of arthroscopic repair of SLAP lesions between younger and older patient groups. Methods: We reviewed 50 patients with isolated type II SLAP lesions who underwent arthroscopic repair. Patients were divided into 2 groups: group 1 included 20 patients aged <40 years, and group 2 included 30 patients aged . Functional outcome at the final follow-up was assessed using a visual analog scale for pain and satisfaction, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons form, Constant score, University of California at Los Angeles score, and periodic change in range of motion (ROM). Anatomical outcome was evaluated using computed tomography (CT) arthrography at least 1 year after surgery. Results: No significant differences in functional scores or postoperative ROM were observed between the 2 groups. In group 2, later recovery of ROM (forward flexion, p
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