[Open and arthroscopic procedures for posterior shoulder instability]

Orthopade. 2009 Jan;38(1):54-63. doi: 10.1007/s00132-008-1355-9.
[Article in German]


Posterior instability is less common than anterior shoulder instability and diagnosis and treatment are more difficult and complex. This review article gives an overview on diagnostics, classification and the influence on therapy. Furthermore different arthroscopic and open procedures are presented and the surgical techniques are described in detail.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arthroplasty / methods*
  • Arthroscopy / methods*
  • Germany
  • Humans
  • Joint Instability / pathology*
  • Joint Instability / surgery*
  • Shoulder Dislocation / pathology*
  • Shoulder Dislocation / surgery*
  • Shoulder Injuries*
  • Shoulder Joint / pathology
  • Shoulder Joint / surgery*