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Porcellini Giuseppe - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic repair of anterior dislocation of the shoulder can fail. We hypothesized that patients who are at higher risk for redislocation following repair could be recognized preoperatively on the basis of their clinical history. The purpose of the present study was to identify the risk factors for recurrence in ...
Elhassan Bassem - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose was to compare open and arthroscopic acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) resection. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 103 patients (105 shoulders) who underwent ACJ resection between 2000 and 2005. There were 56 women and 47 men with a mean age of 48 years. The mean duration of follow-up was 51 ...
Baldini Todd - - 2009
PURPOSE: This study was designed to examine whether there was a difference in pullout strength along with the mode of failure between 1 suture anchor and 2 suture anchors. METHODS: Ten matched pairs of cadaveric shoulders were used in the study. A type II SLAP lesion, according to the classification ...
Posteraro Federico F Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Auxilium Vitae Rehabilitation Center, Volterra Italy Borgo San Lazzero 5, IT-56048 Volterra, Pisa, Italy. - - 2009
To evaluate the effectiveness of robot-mediated therapy targeted at the motor recovery of the upper limb in chronic patients following neurological injury. Pre-post treatment study. Twenty patients were enrolled in the study. Robot-mediated therapy was provided to chronic hemiparetic patients (acute event had occurred at least one year prior to ...
Ruchelsman David E - - 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the value of distal spinal accessory nerve (SAN) transfer to the suprascapular nerve (SSN) in children with brachial plexus birth injuries in order to better define the application and outcome of this transfer in these infants. Over a 3-year period, 34 infants ...
Martinez Angel Antonio - - 2010
The purpose of this article was to report an arthroscopic treatment method for greater tuberosity malunion. Eight patients with malunion of the greater tuberosity were treated by arthroscopic acromioplasty, detachment of rotator cuff, tuberoplasty of the greater tuberosity and repair of the rotator cuff. On the basis of the UCLA ...
Klintberg Ingrid Hultenheim - - 2010
The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the long-term outcome of arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) in patients with primary impingement syndrome stage II and early stage III. Ninety-five patients (105 shoulders, 48 female), mean age 54 years (range 26-69), who had undergone surgery between 1996 and 1999, were included. ...
Trehan R K - - 2010
Frozen shoulder is a common problem for which hydrodilatation is an established treatment option although the optimal regime is not yet established. We asked 'is it worthwhile to offer a repeat hydrodilatation procedure after 6 weeks?' A total of 36 patients diagnosed with frozen shoulder and undergoing hydrodilatation were evaluated. ...
Pape G - - 2010
The purpose of this clinical study (matched-pair design) was to compare the functional short-term results obtained in patients with surface replacement of the humeral head and cemented glenoid prosthesis with those obtained after total shoulder arthroplasty. 20 patients (average age 67.7 [43-85] years, 17 women, three men) who received surface ...
Mulieri Philip J - - 2010
HYPOTHESIS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of 2 consecutive groups of patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) for primary osteoarthritis. One group was treated with formal physical therapy (PT), and one group was treated with home-based, physician-guided PT. We hypothesized that patients with a formal postoperative PT protocol would have ...
Waters Peter M - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Persistent muscle imbalance and soft-tissue contractures can lead to progressive glenohumeral joint dysplasia in patients with brachial plexus birth palsy. The objective of the present investigation was to determine the effects of tendon transfers and open glenohumeral reduction on shoulder function and dysplasia in patients with preexisting joint deformity ...
Ogon P - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To define prognostic factors in chronically symptomatic patients with calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. METHODS: We evaluated 420 patients (488 shoulders) in the context of a prospective cohort study. Epidemiologic data were assessed. The radiographic and sonographic appearance of the calcific deposits was classified. The mean period of nonoperative ...
Buess Eduard - - 2009
Cadaveric studies and commercial pressure have initiated a strong trend towards double-row repair in arthroscopic cuff surgery. The objective of this study was to evaluate if the biomechanical advantages of a double-row supraspinatus tendon repair would result in superior clinical outcome and higher abduction strength. A retrospective study of two ...
Cho Nam Su - - 2010
HYPOTHESIS: Although conservative treatment is the first option for the treatment of calcific tendinitis, only a few reports have described its results, without documenting the radiologic changes over time of calcific deposits. We hypothesized that conservative treatment for calcific tendinitis of the shoulder would produce good clinical results in most ...
Lorbach Olaf - - 2010
HYPOTHESIS: Oral and intra-articular injections of cortisone will lead to significant improvement and comparable results in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In a prospective randomized evaluation, 40 patients with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder were treated with an oral corticoid treatment regimen or ...
Yoo Jae Chul - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical results and healing status of rotator cuff repairs with less than 50% footprint coverage. METHODS: During the 18-month period from October 2005 to March 2007, 89 large to massive rotator cuff tears were arthroscopically repaired. Among them, 23 consecutive ...
Attiq-ur-Rehman - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To describe the outcome of cases with subacromial impingement syndrome managed with arthroscopic subacromial decompression. STUDY DESIGN: Quasi-experimental study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Section of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi from April 2005 to March 2006. METHODOLOGY: Thirty patients with impingement syndrome who ...
Inada Noriko - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The determination of total IgE in tears is useful as a diagnostic tool in allergic conjunctivitis disease (ACD). We evaluated the efficacy of this diagnostic tool for ACD, which is a clinically applicable novel immunochromagraphic method to determine total IgE in tears. METHODS: The subjects comprised 4 groups: 15 ...
Oh Joo Han - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Although arthroscopic glenoid labrum repair using the BioKnotless anchor is common, the benefits and efficacy have not been fully evaluated. HYPOTHESIS: BioKnotless suture anchor is a clinically and radiologically suitable material for arthroscopic labral repair. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS: Ninety-seven patients underwent arthroscopic glenoid ...
Holtby Richard - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this matched case-control study was to examine the impact of an active compensation claim following a work-related shoulder injury on reporting disability, as measured by subjective and objective outcomes at 1 year postoperatively. METHODS: Data of 517 consecutive patients who had undergone a decompression or rotator ...
Fehringer Edward V - - 2010
It is unclear whether repaired rotator cuffs heal in older patients and whether the function in those shoulders compares with those of similarly aged patients with untreated tears. We questioned whether, in patients 65 years of age and older, shoulders with rotator cuff repairs that remained intact would have Simple ...
Hattrup Steven J - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Shoulder arthroplasty in the paraplegic patient is a challenging procedure, because of the patients' unique demands on the shoulder. Previous information on the outcomes of this surgery in the literature is quite limited. Our experience in the prosthetic reconstruction of the arthritic shoulder in patients with pre-existing paraplegia was ...
Fabre Thierry - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome (>20 years) of patients who underwent an open Bankart procedure, many of them contact athletes, in terms of shoulder stability, return to sport, and the development of osteoarthritis. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 49 patients (50 shoulders) who underwent ...
Dodson Christopher C - - 2010
Retears of the rotator cuff are not uncommon after arthroscopic and mini-open rotator cuff repairs. In most studies, the clinical results in patients with persistent defects demonstrated significantly less pain and better function and strength compared with their preoperative state at an early follow-up. The clinical and structural outcomes of ...
Boileau Pascal - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of revision arthroscopic stabilization after failed open anterior shoulder stabilization. METHODS: We studied a retrospective series of 22 consecutive patients with recurrent anterior shoulder instability after open surgical stabilization (12 Latarjet procedures, 4 Eden-Hybinette procedures, 3 open Bankart repairs, ...
Glanzmann Michael C - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Various open and arthroscopic techniques for irreparable massive rotator cuff tears have been described. Muscle-tendon transfers may be considered in order to improve range of motion and strength. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We assessed retrospectively the functional and structural results of 31 deltoid flap transfers for massive postero-superior rotator cuff ...
Nicholson Gregory P - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report the technique and outcome of subscapularis (SSC) lengthening in shoulder arthroplasty. PROCEDURE: When external rotation measures less than 20 degrees, a coronal subscapularis lengthening is performed. This utilizes the interval between the anterior shoulder capsule and subscapularis to titrate the correct amount of anatomic length. RESULTS: Average ...
Sajadi Kaveh R - - 2010
BACKGROUND: We reviewed all revision operations performed by a single surgeon on previous hemi- and total shoulder arthroplasties from November 1987 to March 2005. METHOD: Thirty-five patients' charts were reviewed to determine the causes of failures. In addition, their outcomes after the revision surgery were analyzed. RESULTS: Overall, results were ...
Betts H M - - 2009
We describe the longer term clinical and radiological findings in a prospectively followed series of 49 rheumatoid patients (58 shoulders) who had undergone Neer II total shoulder replacement. The early and intermediate results have been published previously. At a mean follow-up of 19.8 years (16.5 to 23.8) 14 shoulders survived. ...
Diniz Lopes A - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the responsiveness of the Brazilian version of the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index (WORC) and compare it with the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire (DASH), the University of California Los Angeles Shoulder Rating Scale (UCLA), and the Short-Form 36 questionnaire (SF-36) in patients with rotator ...
Gerhardt Christian C Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Centrum für muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany. - - 2010
Patients with posterosuperior cuff tears lose functional external rotation of the shoulder. Latissimus dorsi and teres major transfer is performed to restore external rotation. Twenty patients with a mean age was 55.8 +/- 6 years underwent this procedure and were examined at averages of 24.7 (n = 17) and 70.6 ...
Al-Qattan M M - - 2009
Seventeen children with Erb's (C5/6 and C5/6/7 types) obstetric brachial plexus palsy who underwent low rotation humeral osteotomy to treat internal rotation contracture of the shoulder were recalled back to the clinic at a mean of 10 (range 8-14) years after surgery. Eight were male and nine female with mean ...
Rahme Hans - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Considerable interest has been focused on the design of the glenoid component used in total shoulder arthroplasty in order to reduce the risk of loosening. One design-related feature that has attracted attention is whether to use pegged or keeled cemented glenoid components. The main purpose of this study was ...
Millett Peter J - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether microfracture provides pain relief and improves shoulder function in patients with chondral defects of the glenohumeral joint. METHODS: Microfracture was performed in glenohumeral joints with full-thickness chondral lesions. Concomitant procedures were performed as indicated. Patients aged 60 years or older ...
Savoie Felix H FH - - 2009
PURPOSE: This study investigates the hypothesis that arthroscopic biologic glenoid resurfacing without humeral head replacement will provide results similar to humeral hemiarthroplasty in patients aged under 60 years. METHODS: Twenty-three consecutive patients aged 15 to 58 years (mean, 32 years) with severe glenohumeral arthritis were prospectively treated with arthroscopic resurfacing ...
Schofer Markus Dietmar - - 2009
A prospective, controlled, randomised trial was performed to compare the effect of high-energy extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) versus low-energy ESWT in treatment of rotator cuff tendinopathy. Forty adult patients were included in the study. Patients in the intervention group received 6000 impulses of high-energy (ED+ 0.78 mJ/mm2) in 3 ...
Karaman Murat - - 2009
We encountered shoulder syndrome after functional neck dissection (FND) less frequently than reported in the literature. This technique is a favorable treatment choice for appropriately selected patients with head and neck cancer with cervical metastasis. It depends on careful dissection of neurovascular tissues during surgery and preserved shoulder function due ...
Grassi Federico Alberto - - 2009
PURPOSE: To report the clinical and radiographic results and complications of the Delta III reverse prosthesis. METHODS: 24 women and 2 men aged 62 to 84 (mean, 75) years underwent total shoulder replacement using the Delta III reverse prosthesis. Patient diagnoses were massive rotator cuff tear (n=20), disabling sequelae of ...
Saltzman Matthew D - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Deep infection following shoulder surgery is a rare but devastating problem. The use of an effective skin-preparation solution may be an important step in preventing infection. The purposes of the present study were to examine the native bacteria around the shoulder and to determine the efficacy of three different ...
Katz Laurie M - - 2009
PURPOSE: In the first part of this study, we analyzed a subset of patients to determine what factors may have been present in those with poor outcomes after SLAP repair. In part 2, we evaluated clinical outcomes of these patients after further treatment. METHODS: We completed a retrospective medical record ...
Spang Jeffrey T - - 2009
PURPOSE: A novel double-row configuration was compared with a traditional double-row configuration for rotator cuff repair. METHODS: In 10 matched-pair sheep shoulders in vitro repair was performed with either a double-row technique with corkscrew suture anchors for the medial row and insertion anchors for the lateral row (group A) or ...
Huberty David P - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of clinically significant postoperative stiffness following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. This study also sought to determine the clinical and surgical factors that were associated with higher rates of postoperative stiffness. Finally, we analyzed the result of arthroscopic lysis of ...
Takase Katsumi - - 2009
We have performed arthroscopic Bankart procedures using absorbable or metallic suture anchors for traumatic anterior shoulder instability for over a decade. This article describes the frequency, pathology, and therapeutic results of patients treated for superior labrum anterior and posterior (SLAP) lesions concomitant with Bankart lesions. Twenty patients (Group A) had ...
Park Jin-Young JY Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Konkuk University Hospital, 4-12 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South - - 2010
Biomechanical studies suggest a suture bridge technique enhances rotator cuff tendon footprint contact area, holding strength, and mean contact pressure. Based on these studies, we asked whether (1) the suture bridge technique would provide a high rate of cuff integrity after surgery, (2) the status of the repaired cuff would ...
Baker Champ L CL - - 2009
BACKGROUND: There are few reports in the literature detailing the arthroscopic treatment of multidirectional instability of the shoulder. HYPOTHESIS: Arthroscopic management of symptomatic multidirectional instability in an athletic population can successfully return athletes to sports with a high rate of success as determined by patient-reported outcome measures. STUDY DESIGN: Case ...
Melis B - - 2009
Fatty infiltration (FI) is an important prognosis factor in the anatomical and functional outcomes of rotator cuff repairs. The objective of this study was to analyze the natural history of muscle FI and better evaluate its onset and aggravation time frame. A total of 1688 medical charts of patients operated ...
Eckenrode Brian J - - 2009
STUDY DESIGN: Case series. CASE DESCRIPTION: Five consecutive collegiate Division I wrestlers, with a mean age of 20.2 years (range, 18-22 years), were treated postsurgical stabilization to address posterior glenohumeral joint instability. All received physical therapy postoperatively, consisting of range-ofmotion, strengthening, and plyometrics exercises, neuromuscular re-education, and sport-specific training. Functional ...
Finestone A - - 2009
We undertook a prospective study in 51 male patients aged between 17 and 27 years to ascertain whether immobilisation after primary traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder in external rotation was more effective than immobilisation in internal rotation in preventing recurrent dislocation in a physically active population. Of the 51 ...
Gwilym S E - - 2009
The aim of this study was to investigate genetic influences on the development and progression of tears of the rotator cuff. From a group of siblings of patients with a tear of the rotator cuff and of controls studied five years earlier, we determined the prevalence of tears of the ...
Serafini Giovanni - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare short- and long-term outcomes of patients with rotator cuff calcific tendonitis who did and did not undergo ultrasonographically (US)-guided percutaneous treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Institutional review board approval and informed patient consent were obtained. Of patients referred for US-guided treatment of rotator cuff calcific tendonitis, 219 (86 ...
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