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Xinning Li, Antonio Cusano, Josef Eichinger
Shoulder dislocations are a common injury, with anterior shoulder dislocation among male patients being the most common presentation. A patient with recurrent shoulder instability, anterior-superior escape, and chronic subscapularis tendon rupture following multiple shoulder stabilization surgeries presents the surgeon with a complex and challenging case. This report describes a 40-year-old man with an extensive left shoulder history that included a failed Latarjet procedure, an irreparable, chronic subscapularis tear with grade 4 Goutallier fatty infiltration, and associated anterior-superior escape...
October 13, 2016: Orthopedics
Alexandre Hardy, Philippe Loriaut, Benjamin Granger, Ahmed Neffati, Audrey Massein, Laurent Casabianca, Hugues Pascal-Moussellard, Antoine Gerometta
PURPOSE: The arthroscopic Latarjet procedure has provided reliable results in the treatment of anterior shoulder instability. However, this procedure remains technically challenging and is related to several complications. The morphology of the coracoid and the glenoid are inconsistent. Inadequate coracoid and glenoid preparing may lead to mismatching between their surfaces. Inadequate screws lengthening and orientation are a major concern. Too long screws can lead to suprascapular nerve injuries or hardware irritation, whereas too short screws can lead to nonunions, fibrous unions or migration of the bone block...
October 12, 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
David L Haeni, Gaëtan Opsomer, Amit Sood, Jeremy Munji, Matthieu Sanchez, Benoit Villain, Gilles Walch, Laurent Lafosse
BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS: The Latarjet procedure has been shown to be a reliable method to prevent recurrent anterior shoulder instability. Coracoid bone graft osteolysis is a potential catastrophic complication and can lead to recurrent instability. The purpose of our study is to present a novel quantitative method to measure the amount of coracoid bone osteolysis using 3-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) scan imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a prospective study with 15 patients (16 shoulders) who underwent an arthroscopic Latarjet procedure...
October 7, 2016: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
P Gendre, C-E Thélu, T d'Ollonne, C Trojani, J-F Gonzalez, P Boileau
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate suture button fixation in a bone block (Bristow and Latarjet) procedure. We hypothesize that (1) cortical button fixation will allow predictable and reproducible bone union and (2) minimize the complications reported with screw fixation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventy patients (mean age, 27 years) underwent an arthroscopic bone block procedure with a guided surgical approach and suture button fixation for recurrent anterior shoulder instability...
October 5, 2016: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
Chad M Fortun, Ivan Wong, Joseph P Burns
Failed arthroscopic soft-tissue stabilization and anterior glenoid bone loss have been shown to have high failure rates after standard arthroscopic stabilization techniques. For patients with recurrent glenohumeral instability, the Bristow-Latarjet procedure is currently the standard of care. It is predominantly performed through an open deltopectoral approach but has recently been described arthroscopically. Although providing excellent clinical outcomes, the Bristow-Latarjet procedure violates the subscapularis muscle, has a steep learning curve with a high complication rate, and permanently changes the anterior shoulder anatomy, making any future revision surgery more challenging...
August 2016: Arthroscopy Techniques
James Tibone
The Latarjet operation is a very difficult operation both when performed arthroscopically and when performed with an open approach. I do not think that this is an operation that should be done by a casual shoulder surgeon. I think, in the best interests of the patient, that this surgery should be performed only by orthopaedic surgeons who are trained in it.
October 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
G Nourissat, L Neyton, P Metais, P Clavert, B Villain, D Haeni, G Walch, L Lafosse
INTRODUCTION: The Latarjet procedure provides effective stabilization of chronically unstable shoulders. Since this procedure is mainly performed in a young athletic population, the functional impact is significant. Published data does not shed light on the time needed to recover work-related or sports-related function. Performing this procedure arthroscopically may improve functional recovery. This led us to carry out a prospective, multicenter study to compare the functional recovery after arthroscopic versus open Latarjet procedure...
September 26, 2016: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
Blandine Marion, Shahnaz Klouche, Julien Deranlot, Thomas Bauer, Geoffroy Nourissat, Philippe Hardy
PURPOSE: To compare postoperative pain during the first postoperative week and the position of the coracoid bone block at the anterior aspect of the glenoid after the arthroscopic and the mini-open Latarjet procedure. The secondary purpose was to assess functional results and recurrence after at least 2 years of follow-up. METHODS: This comparative prospective study included patients who underwent a Latarjet-Bristow procedure for anterior shoulder instability in 2012...
September 8, 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
Mathieu Fontaine, Jacques Latarjet, Jacqueline Payre, Jean-Charles Poupelin, François Ravat
INTRODUCTION: The severe pain related to repeated burn dressing changes at bedside is often difficult to manage. However these dressings can be performed at bedside on spontaneously breathing non-intubated patients using powerful intravenous opioids with a quick onset and a short duration of action such as alfentanil. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of the protocol which is used in our burn unit for pain control during burn dressing changes. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Cohort study began after favorable opinion from local ethic committee has been collected...
September 6, 2016: Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries
Yoshiaki Itoigawa, Alexander W Hooke, John W Sperling, Scott P Steinmann, Kristin D Zhao, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Eiji Itoi, Kai-Nan An
BACKGROUND: It is not clear whether the anterior capsule should be repaired to the coracoid process or to the native glenoid during the modified Latarjet procedure. We investigated joint stability and range of motion of the shoulder after the modified Latarjet procedure with both of these methods of capsular repair. METHODS: Eighteen fresh-frozen cadaveric shoulders were used. After a Bankart lesion and 6-mm glenoid defect were created, the coracoid process was transferred to the glenoid and fixed with screws...
September 7, 2016: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
James H Lubowitz, Jefferson C Brand, Michael J Rossi, Matthew T Provencher
Shoulder arthroscopic and related surgeons may require expertise in use of the 70° arthroscope, biologic patch augmentation, repair of massive rotator cuff tears, the Latarjet procedure and related glenoid bone augmentation, and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.
September 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
P D Cowling, M A Akhtar, R Y L Liow
OBJECTIVES: A variety of operative techniques have been described as under the term 'Bristow-Latarjet' procedure. This review aims to define the original procedure, and compare the variation in techniques described in the literature, assessing any effect on clinical outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A systematic review of 24 studies was performed to compare specific steps of the technique (coracoid osteotomy site, subscapularis approach, orientation and position of coracoid graft fixation and fixation method, additional labral and capsular repair) and detect any effect this variability had on outcomes...
September 2016: Bone & Joint Journal
Alexandre Hardy, Antoine Gerometta, Benjamin Granger, Audrey Massein, Laurent Casabianca, Hugues Pascal-Moussellard, Philippe Loriaut
PURPOSE: The Latarjet procedure has shown its efficiency for the treatment of anterior shoulder dislocation. The success of this technique depends on the correct positioning and fusion of the bone block. The length of the screws that fix the bone block can be a problem. They can increase the risk of non-union if too short or be the cause of nerve lesion or soft tissue discomfort if too long. Suprascapular nerve injuries have been reported during shoulder stabilisation surgery up to 6 % of the case...
August 25, 2016: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy: Official Journal of the ESSKA
Gary M Gartsman, Wame N Waggenspack, Daniel P O'Connor, Hussein A Elkousy, T Bradley Edwards
BACKGROUND: Immediate and early postoperative complications of the Latarjet procedure are not well documented in the literature. The purpose of this study was to report the procedure-related complications of our large consecutive case series of 3 surgeons at a single high-volume center. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective chart review of 416 Latarjet procedures performed on 400 patients (16 patients had bilateral procedures) who underwent surgery by the 3 senior authors from October 2002 to July 2015...
August 8, 2016: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Davide Blonna, Enrico Bellato, Francesco Caranzano, Marco Assom, Roberto Rossi, Filippo Castoldi
BACKGROUND: The arthroscopic Bankart repair and open Bristow-Latarjet procedure are the 2 most commonly used techniques to treat recurrent shoulder instability. PURPOSE: To compare in a case control-matched manner the 2 techniques, with particular emphasis on return to sport after surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS: A study was conducted in 2 hospitals matching 60 patients with posttraumatic recurrent anterior shoulder instability with a minimum follow-up of 2 years (30 patients treated with arthroscopic Bankart procedure and 30 treated with open Bristow-Latarjet procedure)...
August 8, 2016: American Journal of Sports Medicine
Antonios Giannakos, Peter S Vezeridis, Daniel G Schwartz, Richard Jany, Laurent Lafosse
PURPOSE: To describe the technique of an all-arthroscopic Eden-Hybinette procedure in the revision setting for treatment of a failed instability procedure, particularly after failed Latarjet, as well as to present preliminary results of this technique. METHODS: Between 2007 and 2011, 18 shoulders with persistent instability after failed instability surgery were treated with an arthroscopic Eden-Hybinette technique using an autologous bicortical iliac crest bone graft...
July 15, 2016: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
J Pogorzelski, K Beitzel, A B Imhoff, S Braun
OBJECTIVE: Shoulder stabilization. INDICATIONS: Symptomatic recurrent anterior shoulder instability combined with glenoid bone loss of approximately 20-35 % of the glenoid surface, engaging Hill-Sachs lesion and/or previously failed arthroscopic Bankart repair. In patients with a high risk of redislocation (contact sports) or irreparable soft tissue injury the Latarjet procedure can be considered as a first-line treatment. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Contraindicated if arthroscopic Bankart repair is possible...
July 12, 2016: Operative Orthopädie und Traumatologie
Ryan M Degen, Christopher L Camp, Brian C Werner, David M Dines, Joshua S Dines
BACKGROUND: Shoulder instability is a common entity requiring surgical stabilization. Although arthroscopic soft-tissue stabilization has been the most common surgical treatment, increased attention is now being paid to Latarjet coracoid transfers and bone-block augmentation, particularly with glenoid bone loss. The purpose of this work was to evaluate the current status of arthroscopic soft-tissue stabilization and bone-block augmentation stabilization techniques among newly trained orthopaedic surgeons in the United States...
July 6, 2016: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
T O Klatte, M J Hartel, L Weiser, M Hoffmann, U Wehrenberg, A Heinemann, J M Rueger, D Briem
PURPOSE: For the success of Latarjet procedure a correct graft positioning is mandatory. Furthermore, the correct screw placement is important to avoid cartilage damage and soft tissue irritation. Due to a cadaveric experimental study, the accuracy of graft and screw positioning utilizing a novel drill guide for a minimal-invasive Latarjet procedure was analyzed. METHODS: Five human fresh-frozen shoulder specimens have been treated in accordance with the Congruent-Arc Latarjet technique using the glenoid bone loss set (Arthrex, Naples, FL, USA) with 3...
July 4, 2016: European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery: Official Publication of the European Trauma Society
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