Cemented versus non-cemented implants for total shoulder arthroplasty
Cemented versus uncemented fixation of humeral components in total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the shoulder: A prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial- A JOINTs Canada ProjectJ Shoulder Elbow Surg (2011) 20, 529-536.
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161 patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty for primary shoulder osteoarthritis were randomized to either cemented fixation (control) of the humeral component or uncemented fixation in order to determine the potential of uncemented fixation to decrease operative time, while still providing stable fixation. Assessment, at follow-up to 24 months, demonstrated that the cemented arthroplasty group h...
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