Scientific article

Influence of arm lengthening in reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Published inJournal of shoulder and elbow surgery, vol. 21, no. 3, p. 336-341
Publication date2012

Reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) can improve anterior active elevation (AAE) by lengthening of the deltoid and hence increasing its lever arm. However, evaluations of functional outcomes of RSA have shown variable improvements in the range of motion. The aim of our study was to correlate humeral and arm lengthening to postoperative AAE.

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Arm
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement/adverse effects/methods
  • Bone Lengthening/methods
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Humerus/surgery
  • Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted
  • Joint Prosthesis
  • Linear Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Postoperative Care/methods
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Range of Motion, Articular/physiology
  • Recovery of Function
  • Reoperation/methods
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Shoulder/radiography/surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed/methods
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
LAEDERMANN, Alexandre et al. Influence of arm lengthening in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. In: Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery, 2012, vol. 21, n° 3, p. 336–341. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.04.020
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ISSN of the journal1058-2746

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