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This study evaluated mid-term functional results of the Grammont inverted prosthesis for the treatment of shoulder osteoarthritis associated with massive cuff rupture. Twenty-eight patients with a minimum of 6 years of follow-up were evaluated. Clinical evaluation was performed on all patients preoperatively and at follow-up using the Constant score.(More)
Latissimus dorsi transfer is our preferred treatment for active disabled patients with a posterosuperior massive cuff tear. We present an arthroscopically assisted technique which avoids an incision through the deltoid obtaining a better and faster clinical outcome. The patient is placed in lateral decubitus. After the arthroscopic evaluation of the lesion(More)
Shoulder pain is a common clinical problem with different etiologies. Without a specific diagnosis, treatment could be ineffective, causing functional limitation, chronic pain and atrophy. US and MRI allow in many cases to correctly define the different etiologies causing shoulder pain, often due to rotator cuff conditions. From June to September 1992,(More)
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