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ACE Report #7689
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Open vs arthroscopic Bankart repair for recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effectiveness and safety of arthroscopic versus open Bankart repair for recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation: a meta-analysis of clinical trial data

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Apr;135(4):529-38.

Contributing Authors: L Chen Z Xu J Peng F Xing H. Wang Z Xiang

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16 studies (3 RCTs, 1 quasi-RCT, and 12 controlled clinical trials) were included in this meta-analysis which compared the efficacy and safety of open versus arthroscopic Bankart repair for recurrent anterior shoulder dislocations. Range of motion, incidence of recurrence, reoperation, and complications were among the outcomes assessed. Although results indicated similar rates of complications bet...

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