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Bankart Repair/Capsular Shift

Bankart Repair and Capsular Shift: A Closer Look

A Bankart repair may be approached arthroscopically or with an open incision. In a shoulder arthroscopy, your doctor makes small incisions around your shoulder. He or she then inserts a small camera and miniature instruments through the incisions. This allows your doctor to assess the structures in the shoulder. For more basic information regarding bankart repair. (en Español)


If your orthopedic surgeon has determined that you would benefit from shoulder surgery it is important to be aware of typical pre-operative and post-operative instructions. Please speak with your surgeon’s nurse specifically if you have any questions regarding these instructions.


For specific instructions from your surgeon, please visit the post operative page.


Source and for more information: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)