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Shoulder Arthroscopic Bankart repair

Shoulder dislocation and recurrent shoulder dislocation are common problems seen in the sporting population. It can also occur in people who are in automobile accidents and those who suffer from seizures.

Normally, the ball of the shoulder joint (humeral head) remains centered in the socket of the joint (glenoid). When the arm is forced backwards, the glenoid labrum and ligaments can be torn. If the labrum and ligaments do not heal, the ball will slip from the center of the glenoid frequently even with the application of minimal force.

Theorthopedic surgery required to repair this tear is called Bankart repair, which is done arthroscopically (by keyhole surgery).

Why get arthroscopic Bankart repair?

Shoulder dislocation causes tear(s) in the tissue surrounding the cup of the shoulder. This can lead to recurrent dislocations and instability of the shoulder.

The lesion (tear) is known as a Bankart tear. This term is used synonymously with shoulder dislocations. In arthroscopic Bankart repair, the tissue torn from the front of the socket will be sewn back to the rim of the socket.

Quick info

Preparation Time-

Post Procedure Care1-2 days

Procedure Duration45 Mins - 1 Hour

Back to Work1 week

Approximate Cost *1.2 - 1.4 Lakhs

Est. Recovery Period1 month

*Price shown is an estimate. Actual prices may vary depending on the complexity of the treatment.


Routine blood, urine and cardiac tests as well as a pre-operative anaesthetic check up will be done before the surgery.

After confirmation of surgery, an orthopedic doctor will determine the best type of implant for you. The following implant options are available:

  • Titanium anchors
  • Biodegradable anchors

This orthopedic surgery will be done by keyhole surgery. Repair will be done by your orthopedic surgeon using suture anchors with the option of bioabsorbable anchors.

Physiotherapy will commence 6 weeks after surgery and will be completed in 2 sessions of 1-2 weeks each.

After completion of the procedure, the shoulder that was operated on will be immobilized in an arm pouch for 6 weeks, followed by physiotherapy.

You will be required to visit the hospital once a month for the first 3 months after the procedure. Follow-up check ups will then be done again at 6 and 9 months.

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The orthopedic doctors in Zoi's Orthopedic and Traumatology department has expert orthopedic surgeons who specialize in shoulder surgery to treat torn shoulder ligaments and shoulder ligament injuries, alongside the best orthopedic hospitals in Hyderabad.

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Meet the Specialists

Zoi's orthopedic surgeons are amongst the top professionals for arthroscopic Bankart repair in Hyderabad, providing comprehensive medical care. Our orthopedic department is one of the best in the city for treating orthopedic issues.

Dr. Shyam Sunder Reddy Orthopaedic Surgeon

Expertise: MS Ortho, FRAS (Germany), Fellow in Shoulder & Sports Injury (USA)

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Dr. Bhupin Singh Bakshi Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Specialist

Expertise: DNB Ortho , FIAS Sports Medicine

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