Schulterluxation des Sportlers. Aktuelle Therapiekonzepte

Translated title of the contribution: Shoulder dislocation in athletes. Current therapy concepts

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Abstract

Background. Shoulder dislocation is a common injury in athletes participating in contact and overhead sports. Optimal treatment is still a subject of controversial debate. Study aim. Presentation of current concepts for therapy of shoulder dislocation in athletes. Methods. A selective literature search in PubMed was carried out. Results. Surgical and non-surgical therapy options are described in the literature and can be successful in certain situations. A gold standard has yet to be defined. Conclusion. For decision-making numerous patient and sports-related factors need to be considered. There is a current trend towards early surgical stabilization in young athletes.

Translated title of the contributionShoulder dislocation in athletes. Current therapy concepts
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)236-243
Number of pages8
JournalOrthopade
Volume43
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes

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