Purpose: To evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes for patients treated with a distal tibia allograft for recurrent anterior shoulder instability.
JRF Ortho Take Away: Fresh distal tibia allograft reconstruction results in a clinically stable joint with excellent outcomes in reducing the rate of dislocation and improving pain and function.
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Authors: Matthew T. Provencher, Rachel M. Frank, Petar Golijanin, Daniel Gross, Brian J. Cole, Nikhil N. Verma, Anthony A. Romeo
Published: Arthroscopy. 2017 May;33(5):891-897.
Institution: The Steadman Clinic and Rush University Medical Center
Level of Evidence: Level IV Case Series