Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, December 8th, 2006
Study 1: At least four anchor points should be used to obtain secure shoulder stabilization with arthroscopic Bankart repair.
According to recent research published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, "The higher failure rates reported with arthroscopic stabilization of traumatic, recurrent anterior shoulder instability compared with open stabilization remain a concern. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of arthroscopic Bankart repairs with the use of suture anchors and to identify risk factors...
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