Quality Of Life Evaluation After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Retrospec-tive Case Series Of 2 And 3 Years Follow Up.
Objective: The reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) has revolutionized the modern reconstructive shoulder surgery. Initially recommended for rotator cuff arthropathy, its indications have been expanded to massive cuff tears, rheumatoid arthritis and fracture care.The aim of this study was, to evaluate the clinical and radiological results after a reverse shoulder arthroplasty and to assess the impact on quality of life.Methods : Retrospective case series evaluating 37 patients undergoing re-verse shoulder arthroplasty with at least two years of clinical follow up as-sessment. The clinical assessment was performed before and after the opera-tion using the Oxford shoulder score, the Visual Analogue Pain score and the Constant-Murley score. Types of complications such as infection and dislocation as well as radiographic appearance of notching were also rec-orded.Results: The patients who underwent a reverse shoulder arthroplasty, im-proved from 15.431.864 to 36.081.963, p
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QUALITY OF LIFE EVALUATION AFTER REVERSE SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY: A RETROSPEC-TIVE CASE SERIES OF 2 AND 3 YEARS FOLLOW UP., Mr Georgios Saraglis, Mr Georgios Mamarelis, Mr Dimitrios Karadaglis, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN ORTHOPAEDICS : Volume-5 | Issue-4 | November-2021
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