SLAP Lesions in the Overhead Athlete

Orthop Clin North Am. 2001 Jul;32(3):431-41, viii. doi: 10.1016/s0030-5898(05)70212-1.

Abstract

The authors report an 87% rate of return to preinjury levels of throwing in 54 baseball players and an 84% rate of return to preinjury performance levels in pitches after repair of type II SLAP lesions. The etiology, biomechanics, surgical repair, and rehabilitation are discussed in detail.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acceleration
  • Arthroscopy / methods*
  • Baseball / injuries*
  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Deceleration
  • Humans
  • Joint Instability / classification
  • Joint Instability / diagnosis*
  • Joint Instability / etiology
  • Joint Instability / physiopathology
  • Joint Instability / rehabilitation
  • Joint Instability / surgery*
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Risk Factors
  • Rotation
  • Shoulder Joint / injuries*
  • Torsion Abnormality
  • Treatment Outcome