Arthroscopic Remplissage for Humeral Head Defects

McHale, Kevin J. MD*; Park, Min Jung MD, MMSc; Kelly, John D. IV MD*

Techniques in Orthopaedics:
doi: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000048
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Abstract

Hill-Sachs lesions play a major role in recurrent shoulder instability following arthroscopic Bankart repairs. The arthroscopic remplissage procedure has been shown to be an important adjunct to routine Bankart repair to address humeral head defects that contribute to recurrent shoulder instability. This article reviews the surgical indications for performing arthroscopic remplissage and provides a detailed discussion of its surgical technique.

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*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, CA

The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Kevin J. McHale, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2nd Floor, Silverstein Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. E-mail: kevin.mchale@uphs.upenn.edu.

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