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World J Orthop. Jul 18, 2014; 5(3): 344-350
Published online Jul 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.344
Superior labrum anterior to posterior lesions of the shoulder: Diagnosis and arthroscopic management
Nuri Aydin, Evrim Sirin, Alp Arya
Nuri Aydin, Alp Arya, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cerrahpasa Medical School, University of Istanbul, 34116 Istanbul, Turkey
Evrim Sirin, FSM Research and Teaching Hospital, Turkish Ministy of Health, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey
Author contributions: Aydin N contributed to writing the treatment section, total revision of the written manuscript; Sirin E contributed to writing the introduction and anatomy section of the manuscript; Arya A contributed to writing imaging and revising the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Nuri Aydin, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cerrahpasa Medical School, University of Istanbul, I.U. Cerrahpasa Tip Fakultesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji AD, K.M.P, 34116 Istanbul, Turkey. nuri.aydin@istanbul.edu.tr
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Received: December 27, 2013
Revised: March 25, 2014
Accepted: April 3, 2014
Published online: July 18, 2014
Core Tip

Core tip: The arthroscopic management of type 2 lesions in older patients can be biceps tenodesis, but young and active patients like throwers will need and arthroscopic repair.