Inferior tilt of the glenoid component does not decrease scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty: results of a prospective randomized study.

@article{Edwards2012InferiorTO,
  title={Inferior tilt of the glenoid component does not decrease scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty: results of a prospective randomized study.},
  author={Thomas Bradley Edwards and George J Trappey and Clayton Riley and Daniel O'Connor and Hussein A. Elkousy and Gary M. Gartsman},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={641-6}
}
HYPOTHESIS The purpose of this study was to determine if inferior tilt of the glenoid component decreased the amount of radiographic scapular notching after reverse shoulder arthroplasty. A secondary goal was to determine if inferior tilt had any effect on clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective randomized trial of 52 consecutive reverse shoulder arthroplasties performed by 1 surgeon for cuff tear arthropathy was performed. The subjects were randomly assigned to receive a… CONTINUE READING
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