Arthroscopic Bankart repair more effective than open repair
A meta-analysis of open versus arthroscopic Bankart repair using suture anchorsKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Dec;18(12):1742-7
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This meta-analysis identified 6 studies that compared open Bankart repair versus arthroscopic repair with suture anchors as treatment for post-traumatic anterior instability of the shoulder. A total of 501 patients were identified from these 6 studies. Results from this analysis indicated that there is no significant difference between arthroscopic and open repair.
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