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Kircher Jörn - - 2009
HYPOTHESIS: The correct implantation of the glenoid component is of paramount importance in total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). We hypothesized that the accuracy of the glenoid positioning in the transverse plane can be improved using intraoperative navigation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective, randomized clinical study comprised 2 groups of 10 patients ...
Syed Hasan M - - 2010
Soft tissue fluid retention is a common problem after arthroscopy, with as much as 2% of patients having complications develop. A fenestrated outflow cannula has been introduced to reduce interstitial swelling. We tested the ability of this outflow cannula design to reduce fluid weight gain. We enrolled 28 patients undergoing ...
Fitoussi F - - 2009
Several recent studies demonstrate that upper extremities kinematics analysis is in increasing use to assist clinical practice. We describe an upper limb kinematics analysis protocol that was first applied to a group of healthy children (to obtain normative data), and subsequently, to a child presenting with obstetrical brachial plexus palsy ...
Lafosse Laurent - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Total shoulder replacement (TSR) is an effective treatment of shoulder arthritis. However, subscapularis insufficiency after TSR remains a significant cause of poor outcomes after shoulder arthroplasty. We describe a novel technique for performing a TSR entirely through the rotator interval (RI) without tenotomy of the subscapularis or supraspinatus tendons ...
Lee Il Jae - - 2010
Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is caused by shortening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle, which may lead to neck movement limitation and craniofacial deformity. The authors retrospectively reviewed clinical experiences of CMT at their hospital from February 2007 to June 2008. During the study period, 20 CMT patients underwent complete tight ...
Nho Shane J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recent studies have demonstrated predictable healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair at a single time point, but few studies have evaluated tendon healing over time. HYPOTHESIS: Rotator cuff tears that are intact on ultrasound at 1 time point will remain intact, and clinical results will improve regardless of healing ...
Demirors Huseyin - - 2010
The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation of tendon integrity following open cuff repairs with functional and isokinetic strength measurements. Twenty-six shoulders of 25 patients were included in this study. At the final follow-up, 14 repairs (53.8%) were intact and 12 repairs (46.2%) had failed on magnetic ...
McNickle Allison G - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Chondrolysis has been reported as a sequela of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Although the causes have yet to be fully elucidated, basic science and clinical evidence suggest a multifactorial origin. Surgical treatment in young patients with glenohumeral chondrolysis is particularly challenging, with little outcome data. HYPOTHESIS: Glenohumeral chondrolysis has several ...
Kepler Christopher K - - 2009
The purpose of the present study is to determine what factors contribute to early failure after total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). Implants were retrieved from 69 patients after failed TSA and were retrospectively assigned to two cohorts based on time of failure: Early, less than 2 years (N = 34); and ...
Nuttall D - - 2009
In a prospective study between 2000 and 2005, 22 patients with primary osteoarthritis of the shoulder had a total shoulder arthroplasty with a standard five-pegged glenoid component, 12 with non-offset humeral head and ten with offset humeral head components. Over a period of 24 months the relative movement of the ...
Ng Alex Wing Hung - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to investigate the usefulness of MRI in assessing capsular laxity in patients with recurrent shoulder dislocation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The records of 64 consecutive patients (the study group consisted of 58 patients, 45 male and 13 female; average age, 39.3 years; range, 13-82 ...
Randelli Pietro - - 2009
Several series report patients homogeneously treated using arthroscopic Bankart repair exclusively, or in some cases arthroscopic Bankart repair with rotator interval closure. Current international literature has few reports on arthroscopic Bankart repair with rotator interval closure procedures undertaken on a homogeneous series of patients. The purpose of this study was ...
Salomonsson Björn - - 2009
This randomized study compared clinical results after surgery for posttraumatic shoulder instability with either an anatomical repair or an older, less anatomical but commonly used method. The less anatomical procedure has been considered quicker and less demanding, but it has been questioned regarding the clinical result. We therefore wanted to ...
Cho Nam Su - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional and anatomic results of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and to analyze the factors affecting the integrity of arthroscopically repaired rotator cuff tears of the shoulder. One hundred sixty-nine consecutive shoulders that underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, had a postoperative MRI ...
Gerber Christian - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Static posterior subluxation of the humeral head (PSH) is often associated with glenohumeral arthritis. It may persist following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) and lead to accelerated polyethylene wear and glenoid component loosening. The factors which lead to PSH are poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to test ...
Boileau Pascal - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The purpose is to report the results of reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) after previous failed rotator cuff surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective multicenter study of 42 RSA in 40 patients (mean age, 71 years) with a mean follow-up of 50 months. Thirty shoulders presented with a pseudoparalytic shoulder ...
Klintberg Ingrid Hultenheim - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical changes following two different physiotherapy treatment protocols after rotator cuff repair. DESIGN: A prospective, randomized pilot study with a two-year follow-up. SUBJECTS: Five women and nine men, 55 (40-64) years old, were included. INTERVENTION: The progressive group (n = 7) started with dynamic, specific muscle ...
Cinar Murat - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The clinical results of arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder in diabetic (group 1) and idiopathic (group 2) patients were compared. Surgery was performed on 28 shoulders of 26 patients (24 women, 2 men) with frozen shoulder unresponsive to conservative treatment. The mean age was 50 (range 40-65). A ...
Linberg Christopher J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to determine the results, complications, and failure rates of shoulder arthroplasty in morbidly obese patients. METHODS: Between 1994 and 2005, 45 shoulder arthroplasties were performed for osteoarthritis in patients with a BMI greater than 40. Forty-one shoulders were followed for a minimum of ...
Gavriilidis Iosif - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of subcoracoid pectoralis major transfer for the treatment of irreparable anterosuperior rotator cuff tears. This type of tear involves complete rupture of the subscapularis in combination with either the supraspinatus alone or the supraspinatus and infraspinatus. These ruptures are characterised ...
Osti Leonardo - - 2010
We compared the clinical and quality of life related outcome of rotator cuff repair performed using either a mini-open or an arthroscopic technique for rotator cuff tears of less than 3 cm. The records of 64 patients who underwent rotator cuff repair between September 2003 and September 2005 were evaluated. ...
Favard L - - 2009
Management of massive rotator cuff tears is a therapeutic challenge in patients younger than 65 years, particularly if still working. According to our hypothesis, choice of the most appropriate treatment option mainly depends on the patient's functional status and on two predictive factors: height of the subacromial space and fatty ...
Lehmann Lars J - - 2010
Since its inauguration by Gerber in 1988, the latissimus dorsi transfer has become an established surgical option for non-reconstructable, massive posterosuperior rotator cuff tears. We describe 26 consecutive patients, all of whom underwent a latissimus dorsi transfer using a modified single incision mini-invasive Herzberg transfer. The primary focus of this ...
Yoo Hyung Seok - - 2009
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare the change in body temperature between the cotton blanket group and forced-air warming blanket group during arthroscopic shoulder surgery. In both groups irrigation fluid at room temperature (22 degrees C) was used. METHODS: We randomly assigned 44 American Society of Anesthesiologists ...
Kamath Ganesh - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Partial-thickness rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain, yet the appropriate surgical treatment is controversial. In particular, very little information is available regarding rotator cuff integrity after operative repair. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome and anatomic healing rate after arthroscopic ...
Jacobs Leo G - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The management of adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) is controversial. The authors present a prospective randomized study comparing the outcome, at a two-year follow-up period, of two groups of patients treated either by manipulation of the shoulder under anaesthetic or by intra-articular shoulder injections using steroid with distension. METHODS: Fifty-three ...
Kocaoglu Baris - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical results of knotless and knot-tying suture anchors in arthroscopic Bankart repair of collision athletes. Thirty-eight athletes underwent arthroscopic Bankart repairs. The mean age of the patients at the time of surgery was 23 years. Bio-Knot-tying anchors were used in 18 ...
Aldinger Peter R - - 2010
The aim of this study was to analyse the complication rates of six different shoulder arthroplasty concepts for different diagnoses in the short and midterm. The study included 485 primary shoulder arthroplasties. The mean follow-up of the cohort was 3.5 (1-10) years. Complications were classified into three categories: (1) without ...
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 ...
Abbot Amy E - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Rotator cuff tears commonly occur in combination with other shoulder injuries such as superior labral anterior posterior (SLAP) lesions. The incidence of these associated lesions increases with age; however, the management of concomitant SLAP and rotator cuff tears has yet to be convincingly addressed in the literature. HYPOTHESIS: Patients ...
Young Simon W - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) is a relatively recent concept that provides further options in the management of cuff-deficient shoulder disorders. While early results utilizing the Delta III prosthesis (DePuy, Warsaw, IN) have been promising, there is limited data in the literature on outcomes utilizing differing prosthetic designs. We ...
Burke J M - - 2009
Gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) control for 'natural' or organic lamb production is needed, especially where Haemonchus contortus is prevalent. The objective was to determine the impact of rotational grazing on GIN infection of weaned lambs. In year 1, naturally infected Katahdin lambs (120 days of age) were randomly assigned to graze ...
Wang C J - - 2009
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of rotational and continuous grazing on herbage mass (HM), organic matter digestibility (dOM) and intake (OMI) and live weight gain (LWG) of sheep grazing on the inner Mongolian steppe, China at a stocking rate of 4.5 sheep/ha during the growing ...
Hwang Jung-won - - 2009
BACKGROUND: This study compared two insertion techniques of ProSeal laryngeal mask airway. METHODS: A total of 160 female patients (American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I or II; age 18-80 yrs) undergoing gynecologic surgery were randomly allocated to the standard or rotational technique groups. In the standard technique group (n ...
Henkus H E - - 2009
In a prospective randomised study we compared the results of arthroscopic subacromial bursectomy alone with debridement of the subacromial bursa followed by acromioplasty. A total of 57 patients with a mean age of 47 years (31 to 60) suffering from primary subacromial impingement without a rupture of the rotator cuff ...
Kalouche Ibrahim - - 2009
The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess the effect of the reduced medialisation of the Arrow reverse shoulder prosthesis on short-term clinical and radiological results. The clinical and radiological results of 47 Delta III reverse prostheses and 49 Arrow reverse prostheses were retrospectively compared at a minimum of ...
C?rstoiu C - - 2009
Two main ways to fix the reduction were imposed in surgical treatment of the acromioclavicular joint dislocations: fixation with trans acromioclavicular pin (Phemister method) and fixation with plate and screws type acroplate. The purpose of the present paper work is to compare immediate and later postoperative results between the two ...
Marrero Luis - - 2009
The utilization of different reconstructive techniques for rotator cuff arthropathy, complex fractures of the proximal humerus and pathologies that involve the glenohumeral joint, has become a controversial issue in orthopaedic surgery nowadays. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate early outcomes of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for primary ...
Kircher J - - 2009
We describe the outcome at a mean follow-up of 8.75 years (7.6 to 9.8) of seven patients who had undergone osteochondral autologous transplantation for full-thickness cartilage defects of the shoulder between 1998 and 2000. These patients have been described previously at a mean of 32.6 months when eight were included. ...
Jiménez-Martin A - - 2009
Our objective was to evaluate clinical recovery of patients with subacromial syndrome, after administering them plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) by means of the Constant, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Dissabilities of Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) tests. Prospective cohort study involving two groups - group A, ...
Demirhan Mehmet - - 2009
Patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) are affected mostly by impaired shoulder function. Scapulothoracic arthrodesis was introduced to improve shoulder function. We evaluated the outcomes of scapulothoracic arthrodesis using multifilament cables, performed on 13 patients with FSHD (18 shoulders). There were eight males and five females (mean age, 29 years; range, ...
Lee Keng Thiam - - 2009
BACKGROUND: We report a retrospective review of surface replacement hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder with biologic resurfacing of the glenoid, for relatively young patients suffering from advanced glenohumeral arthritis. It was hoped that the resurfacing fascia would prevent glenoid erosion for a period of time. METHODS: This surgery was performed by ...
Hepp Pierre - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The layered configuration of the rotator cuff tendon is not taken into account in classic rotator cuff tendon repair techniques. HYPOTHESIS: The mechanical properties of (1) the classic double-row technique, (2) a double-layer double-row (DLDR) technique in simple suture configuration, and (3) a DLDR technique in mattress suture configuration ...
Scheibel Markus - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Immobilization of the shoulder in external rotation has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrence after traumatic anteroinferior shoulder dislocation. It remains unclear how duration of immobilization affects labral coaptation. HYPOTHESIS: Immobilization of the shoulder in 30 degrees of external rotation for 5 weeks allows better coaptation of ...
Gavriilidis Iosif - - 2010
Arthroplasty is the treatment of choice for severely damaged humeral heads in chronic locked posterior dislocation of the shoulder. We retrospectively reviewed the results of 12 shoulder arthroplasties (11 patients) between 1999 and 2005. Mean follow-up was 37.4 +/- 16.8 months. Mean postoperative Constant score (CS) was 59.4 +/- 21.6 ...
Edwards T Bradley - - 2009
HYPOTHESIS: Dislocation is the most common serious complication after reverse shoulder arthroplasty. One theorized cause is subscapularis insufficiency because the tendon cannot be repaired at the time of surgery. There are no documented risk assessments of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty dislocation related to this cause. The study objective was to ...
Seo Deoggyu - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the marginal and internal gaps in Cerec3 partial ceramic crowns (PCCs) of three different preparation designs in vitro using microcomputed tomography (microCT). METHODS: Cerec3 PCCs of three different preparation designs (n=20) were fabricated according to the following: Group I-conventional functional cusp ...
Holcomb Jason O - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to document a single surgeon's experience performing revision reverse shoulder arthroplasty after baseplate failure. METHODS: Revision reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) for mechanical failure of the glenoid baseplate after RSA was performed in 14 patients. Clinical and radiographic data were collected preoperatively, prior to ...
Redziniak Daniel E - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The reported failure rate of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair varies widely. The influence of repair technique on failure rates and functional outcomes after arthroscopic cuff repair remains controversial. PURPOSE: To determine the functional outcome of arthroscopic knotless fixation using the Opus AutoCuff device for rotator cuff repair and to ...
Hantes Michael E - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Although labrum lesions in patients with chronic anterior shoulder instability may not only involve detachment of the anteroinferior labrum but a lesion of the superior glenoid labrum as well, no studies have compared the clinical outcome between patients with a lesion of the anteroinferior labrum and patients with a ...
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