Arthroscopic Anterior Shoulder Stabilization Using Knotless Suture Anchors

  • Raymond Thal


Arthroscopic Bankart repair procedures have been developed in an effort to restore stability to the shoulder, while avoiding some of the morbidity associated with open repair. Most current procedures involve the use of suture anchors and arthroscopic knot tying. However, the quality, consistency, and technical challenges associated with arthroscopic knots are concerning. Satisfactory knot tying requires significant practice and use of special knot-tying devices. Mastering this process can be difficult and time-consuming.


Rotator Cuff Suture Anchor Suture Loop Capsular Laxity Suture Anchor Repair 
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