George Ackerman

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Treatment of Posterior Labral Tears

The Problem Posterior glenohumeral instability represents approximately 2-12% of all patients with pathologic shoulder instability. The underlying pathology classically involves a posterior labral tear and/or laxity of the posterior capsule. Clinically, this is manifested as a spectrum from a rare traumatic posterior glenohumeral dislocation to more common recurrent posterior subluxation in an athlete due to…

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