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Bankart's operation

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An operation for habitual dislocation of the shoulder joint. The joint capsule is sewed to the detached labrum glenoidale, without duplication of the subscapularis tendon.

We thank Björn Salomonsson for correcting our original entry.


  • G. C. von Perthes:
    Über operationen bei habitueller Schulterluxation.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1906, 85: 199-227.
  • A. S. B. Bankart:
    Recurrent or habitual dislocation of the shoulder.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1923, 2: 1132-1133. The pathology and treatment of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder-joint.
    British Journal of Surgery, London, 1938, 26: 23-29.
  • H. Osmond-Clarke:
    Habitual dislocation of the shoulder-joint.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume, London, 1948, 30: 19-25.

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