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ACE Report #8205
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Lateralized vs non-lateralized reverse shoulder arthroplasty: 2 year rotational function

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Clinical performance of lateralized versus non-lateralized reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective randomized study

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Sep;24(9):1397-404

Contributing Authors: S Greiner C Schmidt S Herrmann S Pauly C Perka

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34 patients with rotator cuff arthropathy were randomized to undergo either non-lateralized or bony increased offset lateralized reverse shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of the study was to determine if rotational function differed between non-lateralized and lateralized arthroplasties up to 2 years post-operatively. Results found both surgical methods to be effective in restoring shoulder funct...

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