Shoulder remplissage (capsulotenodesis) fills the Hill-Sachs lesion on the humeral head with the infraspinatus and posterior capsule to prevent engagement of the lesion with the anterior glenoid rim. Remplissage is particularly effective when combined with a Bankart repair for the scenario of minimal to no glenoid bone loss and the presence of a significant Hill-Sachs lesion. Anyone performing shoulder instability surgery should be familiar with the technique of the remplissage procedure and consider using it liberally it when the situation dictates.
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