Acute traumatic anterior shoulder instability: Surgical management for the first-time dislocator


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© 2013 ISAKOS. All rights are reserved. The complex relationship between increased range of motion and decreased stability subjects the shoulder to more episodes of subluxation and dislocation than other joints in the body. Traumatic anterior glenohumeral dislocation remains a common problem not only in young athletes, but also for older individuals after a fall. The most common mechanism of injury remains shoulder abduction with forced external rotation that often results in significant disability and time lost from work or sports.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Siparsky, PN; Taylor, DC

Published Date

  • April 1, 2013

Book Title

  • Surgery of Shoulder Instability

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 22

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 3642380999

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783642380990

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-642-38100-3_1

Citation Source

  • Scopus