Original Article

Short-Term Results of Shoulder Instability Surgery


  • Erhan Bayram
  • Ahmet Kamil Ertürk
  • Cem Yıldırım
  • Doğan Atlıhan
  • Mahmut Ercan Çetinus
  • Murat Yılmaz

Received Date: 12.10.2017 Accepted Date: 13.11.2017 Med Bull Haseki 2018;56(2):147-152


In this study, we aimed to discuss the result of arthroscopic surgery for shoulder instability and we planned to show the value of instability tests for determining success of surgery.


Patients, who were operated for shoulder instability between 2008 and 2013, were included in this study. Visual analogue scale, Rowe and Oxford shoulder scores of the patients were recorded preoperatively and at the final follow-up visit. Physical examination finding were noted at the final follow-up visit. Results were analyzed using SPSS.


Twenty one patients were included in this study. Re-dislocation was detected in two patients. There was no re-dislocation in patients with an osseous Bankart lesion. All clinical scores improved in all patients, however those with a negative apprehension test had better clinical scores.


Arthroscopic Bankart repair is an effective procedure for the treatment of shoulder instability. Presence of osseous Bankart lesion plays an important role in the prognosis. Apprehension test is useful for assessing shoulder stability in the postoperative follow-up.

Keywords: Arthroscopy, shoulder instability, Bankart

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