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Superior labral anterior-posterior lesions in rock climbers—primary double tenodesis?

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 21(3):261 (2011) PMID 21487291

Shoulder problems, especially SLAP (superior labral anterior-posterior) lesions, are frequent in rock climbers. Although various SLAP repair methods demonstrate 75% to 97% good functional outcomes in general population, the results in overhead athletes are inconsistent and the question whether a primary tenodesis is more efficient arises.

DOI: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e31821a61e3