Connolly procedure

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 15 Apr 2020

The Connolly procedure is performed by an open posterior approach and involves transferring the infraspinatus with a portion of greater tuberosity into the defect, rendering the defect extra-articular; although this procedure restores the stability, it reduces the shoulder range of movement. The arthroscopic approach of the same procedure is known as remplissage

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