Arthroscopic Bankart revision using all suture anchor in recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation: A case report

Andri Maruli Tua Lubis, Prima Rizky Oktari

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Introduction: Arthroscopic Bankart revision after recurrent shoulder dislocation is still a matter of discussion. Several factors are contributing to this injury. Recently the development of all suture anchors has grown in popularity in arthroscopic stabilization. It was proven to preserve bone stock, smaller in size thus more anchors can be made. Presentation of case: We presented a case of 27-year-old woman with recurrent anterior dislocation after seven years of arthroscopic Bankart repair. Seven years before, we performed Bankart repair using three 2.8 mm fiber-wire anchor (FASTak® (Arthrex, Karsfield Germany)). For the revision surgery we performed arthroscopic revision using four all suture anchor technique (Y-Knot® Flex All-Suture Anchor, 1.3 mm – One strand of #2 Hi-Fi® (Conmed, New York)). Discussion: From preoperative and intraoperative assessment, we found no anchor failure and no massive bony lesion. To preserve the bone stock we insert four all suture anchors between the old anchor. One year post-operative follow up showed that patient could gain normal range of movement. No early or late complications were observed. Conclusion: Compared to the conventional metallic anchor, all suture anchor has the same biomechanical strength. Moreover due to its relatively small size, it can reserve bone stock and more anchors can be made thus adding more stability to the shoulder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-294
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021


  • All suture anchor
  • Arthroscopic Bankart repair
  • Recurrent dislocation of shoulder


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