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SLAP Repair

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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.

5 09, 2018

SLAP Tear | Labral Tear


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. [...]

SLAP Tear | Labral Tear2018-11-19T16:14:15+00:00
10 07, 2018

Arthroscopic SLAP Repair


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 [...]

Arthroscopic SLAP Repair2018-11-19T16:41:19+00:00