A SLAP Repair is performed arthroscopically using sutures to reattach the labrum tear back to the bone. A SLAP repair restores the normal anatomy of the shoulder by reattaching the labrum to its normal position.
SLAP Tear | Labral Tear by Dr. Richard Bartholomew SLAP: Superior Labral Tear from anterior to posterior SLAP is an acronym that stands for "Superior Labral tear Anterior to Posterior". A SLAP tear or SLAP lesion occurs when there is damage to the superior or uppermost area of the labrum. [...]