A 43-year-old male asked:
Should I consider surgery? SLAP tear extending from superior posterior to anterior inferior labrum. Possible tear of middle glenohumeral ligament. Partial-thickness bursal surface supraspinatus tendon tear. Focal cartilaginous loss of glenoid.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Hellman answered
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes. Surgery would be a consideration, particularly if your pain level is high and function poor and if you have failed nonoperative care such as physical therapy. It can be done arthroscopically and in general has a high success rate.!!
Answered on Apr 11, 2019
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