Anterior Instability and SLAP Repair: Current Concepts

Kyle Anderson, MD, (Detroit,MI) describes his rationale and surgical technique for using theknotless PushLock® and Labral SwiveLock® suture anchors for his instabilityprocedures. He discusses the benefits of knotless fixation and describes thepostoperative trauma that can be caused by prominent knot stacks that eithermigrate towards the glenoid surface or impinge on the rotator cuff. Hehighlights the use of LabralTape™ for increased tissue holding capability andalso reviews published biomechanical test results.

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