The effectiveness of the Latarjet procedure for shoulder instability in patients with epilepsy


Ersen A., Bayram S., Birisik F., Atalar A. C. , Demirhan M.

ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY-SURGERY & RESEARCH, vol.103, no.8, pp.1277-1282, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 103 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.otsr.2017.08.017
  • Title of Journal : ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY-SURGERY & RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.1277-1282

Abstract

Introduction: Powerful contractions during epileptic seizures may cause shoulder dislocation and instability. The aim of the study is to evaluate the functional and radiographic results of the Latarjet procedure for anterior shoulder dislocation in patients with epilepsy and compare the functional results of these patients with the results of patients without epilepsy.