Importance of neurological evaluation before reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with previous poliomyelitis.

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We present a case report of a patient, affected by post-polio syndrome and cuff tear arthropathy of his right shoulder, who underwent reverse shoulder arthroplasty. A previous radial deficiency was unmasked in the post-operative follow-up, with passive elbow bending when the forearm was put in an antigravitational position. A precise preoperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/03093640802425459

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@article{Castoldi2009ImportanceON, title={Importance of neurological evaluation before reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with previous poliomyelitis.}, author={Filippo Castoldi and Nicola Lollino and Francesco Caranzano and Marco Assom}, journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international}, year={2009}, volume={33 2}, pages={167-72} }