Neer Award 2008: Arthropathy after primary anterior shoulder dislocation--223 shoulders prospectively followed up for twenty-five years.

@article{Hovelius2009NeerA2,
  title={Neer Award 2008: Arthropathy after primary anterior shoulder dislocation--223 shoulders prospectively followed up for twenty-five years.},
  author={Lennart Hovelius and Modolv Saeboe},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={339-47}
}
BACKGROUND Shoulder dislocation may cause arthropathy, but the natural history of this evolution is not well described. We therefore conducted a radiographic follow-up 25 years after the primary shoulder dislocation. METHODS A prospective Swedish multicenter study (1978-1979) included 257 shoulders in 255 patients (age, 12-40 years) with a first-time… CONTINUE READING