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Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Repaired by the Magnuson-Stack Operation: Evaluation of Results

Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Repaired by the Magnuson-Stack Operation: Evaluation of... Abstract Introduction Ten years ago we reported our experience with the Magnuson-Stack operation for recurrent dislocation of the shoulder.1 At that time we had a follow-up study in 13 consecutive cases. At the present time our series includes 24 cases. The purpose of this report is to present our evaluation of this procedure.We continue to employ this procedure in preference to all others in the repair of recurrent shoulder dislocations. There exists, however, a difference of opinion as to what constitutes the ideal operative procedure for this recurring problem. Reasons for Dislocations It is agreed by most authorities that there are at least three theories to explain the cause of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder joint. Muscle Imbalance. —The first and most convincing is that muscle imbalance is the essential factor. The muscles about the joint are the chief factors in maintaining the joint surfaces in normal contact and References 1. Palumbo, L. T., and Quirin, L. D.: Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Repaired by the Magnuson-Stack Operation , A.M.A. Arch. Surg. 60:1140, 1950.Crossref 2. Magnuson, P. B., and Stack, J. K.: Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder , J.A.M.A. 123:889, 1943.Crossref 3. Bankart, A. S. B.: Pathology and Treatment of Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder-Joint , Brit. J. Surg. 26:23, 1938.Crossref 4. Bankart, A. S. B.: Symposium on Treatment of Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Joint , J. Bone & Joint Surg. 30B:46, 1948. 5. Palmer, I., and Widen, A.: Bone Block Method for Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder , J. Bone & Joint Surg. 30B:53, 1948. 6. Henderson, M. D.: Tenosuspension for Recurrent or Habitual Dislocation of Shoulder , S. Clin. North America 23:927, 1943. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Repaired by the Magnuson-Stack Operation: Evaluation of Results

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0004-0010
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1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1960.01300050156027
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Abstract

Abstract Introduction Ten years ago we reported our experience with the Magnuson-Stack operation for recurrent dislocation of the shoulder.1 At that time we had a follow-up study in 13 consecutive cases. At the present time our series includes 24 cases. The purpose of this report is to present our evaluation of this procedure.We continue to employ this procedure in preference to all others in the repair of recurrent shoulder dislocations. There exists, however, a difference of opinion as to what constitutes the ideal operative procedure for this recurring problem. Reasons for Dislocations It is agreed by most authorities that there are at least three theories to explain the cause of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder joint. Muscle Imbalance. —The first and most convincing is that muscle imbalance is the essential factor. The muscles about the joint are the chief factors in maintaining the joint surfaces in normal contact and References 1. Palumbo, L. T., and Quirin, L. D.: Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Repaired by the Magnuson-Stack Operation , A.M.A. Arch. Surg. 60:1140, 1950.Crossref 2. Magnuson, P. B., and Stack, J. K.: Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder , J.A.M.A. 123:889, 1943.Crossref 3. Bankart, A. S. B.: Pathology and Treatment of Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder-Joint , Brit. J. Surg. 26:23, 1938.Crossref 4. Bankart, A. S. B.: Symposium on Treatment of Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder Joint , J. Bone & Joint Surg. 30B:46, 1948. 5. Palmer, I., and Widen, A.: Bone Block Method for Recurrent Dislocation of the Shoulder , J. Bone & Joint Surg. 30B:53, 1948. 6. Henderson, M. D.: Tenosuspension for Recurrent or Habitual Dislocation of Shoulder , S. Clin. North America 23:927, 1943.

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Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1960

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