Outcome of reverse shoulder arthroplasty with pedicled pectoralis transfer in patients with deltoid paralysis.

@article{Elhassan2018OutcomeOR,
  title={Outcome of reverse shoulder arthroplasty with pedicled pectoralis transfer in patients with deltoid paralysis.},
  author={Bassem T. Elhassan and Eric R. Wagner and Jean-David R Werthel and Malo Lehanneur and Julia Phui Yeng. Lee},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          96-103
        }
}
BACKGROUND Management of shoulder arthritis associated with deltoid paralysis can be very challenging. The purpose of this study was to report the outcome of reverse shoulder arthroplasty with pedicled pectoralis transfer to reconstruct the anterior deltoid in patients with symptomatic shoulder arthritis and a paralyzed deltoid. METHODS This study included 31 patients with an average age of 51 years (range, 27-73 years). All patients had chronic deltoid paralysis with significant loss of… CONTINUE READING
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