My Approach to Superior Labral Tears
Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, (LosAngeles, CA) presents his experience on superior labrum and complex bicepsinjuries. He discusses the controversies surrounding the treatmentoptions, anatomy of the biceps labral complex and superior labrum and thedistinct functional difference of these structures. Dr. ElAttrache shows commonpathologies, patient examination tests, diagnostic imaging and treatmentoptions. Dr. ElAttrache demonstrates several case examples and hissurgical decision making algorithm including when and where to do a bicepstenodesis versus a SLAP repair. His patient case videos includeprofessional baseball players, a professional climber, two Olympic water polo players,a college volleyball player and the typical causes of poor surgicaloutcomes.