Hemiarthroplasty for glenohumeral osteoarthritis: results correlated to degree of glenoid wear.

@article{Levine1997HemiarthroplastyFG,
  title={Hemiarthroplasty for glenohumeral osteoarthritis: results correlated to degree of glenoid wear.},
  author={William N. Levine and Mladen O Djurasovic and J. M. Glasson and Roger G. Pollock and Evan L. Flatow and Louis U. Bigliani},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={449-54}
}
Thirty patients (31 shoulders) were retrospectively reviewed after hemiarthroplasty for glenohumeral osteoarthritis. Ten shoulders had primary osteoarthritis, and 21 shoulders had secondary osteoarthritis. Glenoid surface wear was evaluated and classified as either type I, concentric, (15 shoulders) or type II, nonconcentric, (16 shoulders). Postoperative results were reviewed with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons' evaluation form, Neer classification, and the Constant score. Overall… CONTINUE READING