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The “Floating Labrum”: Bankart Lesion Repair With Anterior Capsular Extension Using 2 Anterior Working Portals




Surgical repair of a Bankart lesion requires thorough recognition of the capsulolabral attachment and adequate visualization for suture anchor repair. The glenoid labrum usually detaches from its capsule and bony attachment anteriorly and inferiorly; however, the labral and capsule detachment can sometimes extend beyond this zone of injury. Identification and repair may require additional viewing and working portals to allow for ease of suture passage and anchor placement. This technique guide describes a case scenario of a Bankart lesion with anterior extension of the capsular tear, repaired with use of 2 anterior working portals. Read More (PDF)

http://www.arthroscopytechniques.org/article/S2212-6287(17)30182-2/fulltext