Effect of glenoid deformity on glenoid component placement in primary shoulder arthroplasty.

@article{Iannotti2012EffectOG,
  title={Effect of glenoid deformity on glenoid component placement in primary shoulder arthroplasty.},
  author={Joseph P. Iannotti and Clay B Greeson and Devin Downing and Vani J. Sabesan and Jason Bryan},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={48-55}
}
BACKGROUND Malposition of the glenoid component can result in premature component loosening or instability. This study was designed to test the ability of an experienced shoulder surgeon to position the glenoid component using standard preoperative planning and surgical bone preparation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirteen patients having primary total shoulder arthroplasty were evaluated using 3-dimensional surgical simulator. Ideal version was considered to have version as close to perpendicular… CONTINUE READING