Latarjet Procedure: The Miniplate Surgical Technique

  • Giovanni Di Giacomo
  • Alberto Costantini
  • Andrea De Vita
  • Nicola de Gasperis


The Latarjet procedure [1], first described in 1958 and used to address anteroinferior shoulder instability, involves using coracoid transfer to stabilize the shoulder by the static action of the transferred bone block and by the dynamic action of the attached conjoined tendon sling (short head of biceps and coracobrachialis).


Shoulder Instability Coracoid Process Subscapularis Tendon Subscapularis Muscle Anterior Shoulder Instability 
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  • Giovanni Di Giacomo
  • Alberto Costantini
  • Andrea De Vita
  • Nicola de Gasperis

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