Early results of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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BACKGROUND Rheumatoid arthritis affecting the shoulder is typically associated with rotator cuff compromise and can also result in severe glenoid erosion. Since reverse shoulder arthroplasty is capable of addressing both rotator cuff disorders and glenoid bone deficiencies, our aim was to evaluate the outcome of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00300

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@article{Young2011EarlyRO, title={Early results of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.}, author={Allan A. Young and Margaret C M Smith and Guillaume Bacle and Claudio Moraga and Gilles Walch}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume}, year={2011}, volume={93 20}, pages={1915-23} }