SLAP Repair (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear)

SLAP repair (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear) is an arthroscopic procedure is performed to repair a tear of the biceps tendon at the point where it connects to the labrum, a ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder socket. A tear at this point is called a SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior-Posterior) tear. SLAP repair is performed under general and regional anesthesia, and patients usually leave the hospital the same day.

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