Systematic Reviews
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World J Orthop. May 18, 2015; 6(4): 400-408
Published online May 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i4.400
Table 3 Summary table on mean age of rugby players, time to surgery, surgical procedure, return to match play and post-operative rehabilitation
Ref.Mean age of player at surgery Years (range)Mean time to surgery Months (range)Type of stabilizationPost-operative treatmentNo. of players that returned to competition after surgeryMean return to competitive match
Neyton et al[23]23.4 (17-33)40 (3-163)Latarjet-Patte procedure (Anterior instability)Sling for 15 d with passive exercises and no limitation on external rotation. Return to rugby advised at 3 mo22/347 mo (3-24)
Bonnevialle et al[21]21 (16-34)4.44 (2-20)Open Bankart capsular repairImmobilisation Velpeau bandage for 2-3 wk. No formal physiotherapy30/314.6 mo (2-8)
Larrain et al[26]22 (16-35)For acute (all within 3 wk, Recurrent not specifiedArthroscopic acute (39/40)Not statedAcute 40/40Acute: 5.3 mo (4-7)
Mini open acute (conversion from arthroscopic 1/40)
Arthroscopic recurrent (121/158)Recurrent 133/158Recurrent: 7.5 mo (5.5-9)
Open recurrent (Latarjet 37/158)
Goldberg et al[24]26.5 (23-29)Not stated: Mean time between presentation and operation 5.9 d (2-15)2 Stage Open RC suture repair and approximately 9 wk later open capsular repair/osseous bankart repairAfter RC repair: sling immobilisation for 6 wk with passive ROM exercise at 3 d. At 6 wk active exercise programe. After Stabilisation: 6 wk immobiisation then passive ROM exercises and light weights after 4 mo5/6 players (1 player retired because of other injuries)9 mo
Burkhart et al[25]Not specified for rugby playersNot specified for rugby playersArthroscopic capsular ± open capsular shift or Latarjet for when osseous lesion present3 wk immobilisation in a sling, forward flexion at 3 wk, ER at 6 wk, Strengthening at 8 wkNot statedNot stated