Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization



  • History of frank dislocation, recurrent dislocation, or subluxation with or without radiological support.

  • Painful shoulder in overhead or contact athlete.

  • First time dislocation under 23 years of age in a contact sport.


Rotator Cuff Recurrent Dislocation Contact Sport Arthroscopic Repair Slap Lesion 

Further Reading

  1. Bottoni CR, Smith EL, Berkowitz MJ, et al. Arthroscopic versus open shoulder stabilization for recurrent anterior instability: a prospective randomized clinical trial. Am J Sports Med. 2006;34(11):1730–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Hiemstra LA, Sasyniuk TM, Mohtadi NG, et al. Shoulder strength after open versus arthroscopic stabilization. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36(5):861–7.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Ogilvie-Harris DJ, D’Angelo G. Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder. Sports Med. 1990;9(2):120–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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