The prognosis for improvement in comfort and function after the ream-and-run arthroplasty for glenohumeral arthritis: an analysis of 176 consecutive cases.

@article{Gilmer2012ThePF,
  title={The prognosis for improvement in comfort and function after the ream-and-run arthroplasty for glenohumeral arthritis: an analysis of 176 consecutive cases.},
  author={Brian B. Gilmer and Bryan A. Comstock and Jocelyn L Jette and Winston J. Warme and Sarah E Jackins and Frederick A. Matsen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 14},
  pages={e102}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the factors affecting the prognosis for improvement in function and comfort with time after shoulder arthroplasty is important to clinical decision-making. This study sought to identify some of these factors in 176 consecutive patients undergoing the ream-and-run procedure. METHODS The time course for improvement in patient function and comfort was determined for the entire group as well as for subsets by sex, age, diagnosis, preoperative function, and surgery date… CONTINUE READING