Effect of humeral component version on impingement in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.

@article{Stephenson2011EffectOH,
  title={Effect of humeral component version on impingement in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.},
  author={Daniel R Stephenson and Joo Han Oh and Michelle H. McGarry and George F Rick Hatch and Thay Q. Lee},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={652-8}
}
HYPOTHESIS Reverse shoulder arthroplasty is growing in popularity for patients with deficient rotator cuffs; however, the phenomenon of scapular notching continues to be a concern. This study examined the effects of humeral component version in the Aequalis Reversed Shoulder Prosthesis (Tornier, Edina, MN) on impingement of the humeral prosthesis against the scapula to test the hypothesis that the mechanical contact of the humeral component with the scapular neck is influenced by the version of… CONTINUE READING
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