Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Díaz‑Rodríguez B, Martín Guerrero‑Rubio T
Treatment of anterior shoulder instability with remplissage for Hill-Sachs injuries and Bankart injury compared to pure Bankart injuries
Acta Ortop Mex 2019; 33 (3)

Language: Español
References: 11
Page: 162-165
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Background: Anterior shoulder dislocation occurs in more than 90% of the time, the main cause is traumatic, describing two main lesions in this pathology: Bankart’s and Hill-Sachs’s injury, the recurrence rate is not similar in open repair and with a possible advantage of arthroscopic surgery with less loss of movement range, lower risk of subscapular muscle damage, faster return to daily activities and increased patient satisfaction. Objective: Assessing functionality, mobility and stability of the shoulder in patients treated: arthroscopic Bankart repair versus arthroscopic Bankart repair + remplissage. Methods: Clinical records of patients with shoulder instability were reviewed Hill-Sachs and Bankart lesions were doumented; 21 post-surgical patients and were physically examined to evaluate the range of motion, Rowe functional scales and Western Ontario Shoulder Instability Index were used. 13 months of follow up as an average. Results: There was no recurrence of dislocation with either technique, greater satisfaction was observed in the remplissage group; however, the limitation of the motion arc is greater. Conclusion: Both groups reduce instability, control pain and mostly satisfy patients in the 13-month follow-up.

Key words: Remplissage, Hill-Sachs, Bankart, shoulder instability, surgery.


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