DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20192683

Evaluation of arthroscopic Bankart repair in recurrent shoulder dislocation

R. G. Asutosh Mohapatra, Jitendra Kumar

Abstract


Background: Our aim was to study the surgical and functional outcome and postoperative shoulder motion following, arthroscopic repair of the Bankart lesion of the shoulder with suture anchors.

Methods: This was a study of arthroscopic Bankart repair in recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation with suture anchors in 20 patients. Most of patients had symptoms for a period ranging from 1 to 2 years and 1- 4 recurrent dislocation episodes preoperatively. Necessary radiological and haematological investigations were done. The post-operative x-rays were evaluated and the post-operative rehabilitation evaluation done at 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 12 weeks, 6 months and 1 year, for any recurrence of symptoms.

Results: In our study of 20 patients, with the mean follow up period of 12 months, the mean Rowe score post-operatively improved to 94 from a pre-operative mean score of 56.25. Out of 20 patients none had episodes of recurrent dislocation. In 15 patients 3 suture anchors were used and in 5 patients 2 suture anchors used intra operatively. The range of movement – external rotation in 90º of abduction improved in 17 patients (85%).

Conclusions: We concluded that arthroscopic Bankart repair in recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation with suture anchors is effective in providing better shoulder function with range of movement and lower rate of recurrence.


Keywords


Arthroscopic, Bankart, Shoulder, Dislocation

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