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Multidirectional Instability: Suture Plication Technique

  • Felix H. SavoieIII

Abstract

Multidirectional shoulder instability (MDI), first described by Neer and Foster in 1980, is due to the presence of inferior instability in combination with anterior and/or posterior instability. Although Matsen has characterized MDI as atraumatic in etiology, others have noted an association between MDI and repetitive trauma. Recent attention on the rotator interval has suggested its possible role in MDI as well.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Posterior Capsule Rotator Interval Posterior Portal 
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