A 56-year-old female asked:
how is a labrum tear repaired?
1 doctor answer
Dr. J.Milo Sewards answered
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Suture anchors: Your surgeon places small (usually about 3 mm) plastic or metal screws into the adjacent bone. These anchors have sutures threaded into them, which are then passed through the labrum, and tied to secure the labrum to the bone. This is done in similar ways for both the labrum in the shoulder and the labrum in the hip.
Answered on Jul 31, 2018
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