Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2017) 137:1201–1205 DOI 10.1007/s00402-017-2751-6 ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY Clinical and radiological outcomes after reverse shoulder arthroplasty with less medialized endoprosthesis after mean follow‑up time of 45 months 2,3 1 1 Justinas Jonušas · Rūta Banytė · Sigitas Ryliškis Received: 17 January 2017 / Published online: 12 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract tubercle malposition. We found no signs of scapular notch- Introduction The purpose of this study was to evalu- ing, implant failure or loosening. ate outcomes after reverse shoulder arthroplasty for the Conclusions Results after reverse arthroplasty for com- treatment of complex three- and four-fragment proximal plex proximal humeral fractures yield good clinical, func- humeral fractures after mean follow-up time of 45 months tional, and radiological outcomes after mean follow-up and to compare our results with the results published by time of 45 months. Results are comparable to other studies other authors. published in the recent literature. Materials and methods Retrospectively we have analyzed 27 consecutive patients after total arthroplasty with less Keywords Reverse shoulder arthroplasty · Scapular medialized reverse shoulder prosthesis used for the treat- notching · Proximal humeral fractures ment of complex proximal humeral fracture. The median age and standard deviation was 67.5 ± 7.3 years (range 55–85). The average follow-up time was 45 months. Shoul-
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 12, 2017
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