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to partially dislocate.
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The cartilage then fails with the result that the head subluxates posteriorly, the anterior capsule further tightens, and the posterior glenoid contact forces increase, resulting in posterior glenoid bone wear.
Intraoperatively the elbow is considered stable if it does not re-dislocate or subluxate at 40[degrees] of extension.
Whenever the nucleus would not subluxate into the anterior chamber from the capsular bag, re-hydro dissection or hydro delineation are tried to overcome the difficulties.
But, When one of the secondary restraints also injured, like a tear in lateral meniscus, the lateral tibial plateau tends to subluxate more anteriorly even during normal gait.