The effectiveness of the Latarjet procedure for shoulder instability in patients with epilepsy.

Ersen A., Bayram S., Birisik F., Atalar A. C., Demirhan M.

Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR, vol.103, no.8, pp.1277-1282, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 103 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.otsr.2017.08.017
  • Journal Name: Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1277-1282
  • Keywords: Epilepsy, Latarjet, Anterior dislocation, Seizures, Shoulder instability, ANTERIOR DISLOCATION, RECURRENT, MANAGEMENT, SEIZURES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Powerful contractions during epileptic seizures may cause shoulder dislocation and instability. The aim of the study is to evaluate the functional and radiographic results of the Latarjet procedure for anterior shoulder dislocation in patients with epilepsy and compare the functional results of these patients with the results of patients without epilepsy.