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.
Arthroscopic Shoulder SLAP Repair by Dr. Bartholomew Shoulder SLAP repair involves repairing a labrum tear. What is a Labrum? The labrum is a piece of fibrocartilage (rubbery tissue) attached to the rim of the shoulder socket that helps keep the ball of the joint in place. When this cartilage is torn, it [...]