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ACE Report #907
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Vertical or horizontal suture techniques have similar outcomes in SLAP II lesion repair


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Vertical Versus Horizontal Suture Configuration for the Repair of Isolated Type II SLAP Lesion Through a Single Anterior Portal: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthroscopy. 2011 Dec;27(12):1605-13. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Contributing Authors: Jose Mar­a Silberberg Joaquín Moya-Angeler Eulogio Martín Manuel Leyes Francisco Forriol

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Synopsis

32 patients with an arthroscopically diagnosed isolated type II SLAP lesion scheduled for arthroscopic surgical repair using single anterior port were randomized to be fixed with a vertical or horizontal suture configuration. The repair of an isolated type II SLAP lesion through a single anterior portal had improved clinical and functional outcomes for patients, regardless of being done by a verti...

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