Customized tantalum-augmented reverse shoulder arthroplasty for glenoid bone defect and excessive medialization: description of the technique.

@article{Ivaldo2016CustomizedTR,
  title={Customized tantalum-augmented reverse shoulder arthroplasty for glenoid bone defect and excessive medialization: description of the technique.},
  author={Nicola Ivaldo and Tony Mangano and Giovanni Caione and Mario Rossoni and Angelo Ligas},
  journal={Musculoskeletal surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
  pages={13-18}
}
BACKGROUND Glenoid bone defect and excessive medialization could represent challenging issues during reverse shoulder arthroplasty, especially in the setting of revision surgery. Although a solution is offered by the Boileau's BIO-RSA technique in primary cases, only autologous iliac crest bone graft and homologous graft from bone banks are available for revision surgeries, with known disadvantages and risk of graft resorption and implant failure. MATERIALS AND METHODS We describe in this… CONTINUE READING
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