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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 ...
Nho Shane J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The rotator cuff registry was established to evaluate prospectively the effectiveness of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. The purpose of the present study is to report the preliminary data at the 1- and 2-year time point and perform subgroup analysis to identify factors that may affect outcome. METHODS: A total ...
Uchiyama Yoshiyasu - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Little has been written about the operative repair of recurrent anterior instability of the shoulder in a single sport: in this case, Judo. PURPOSE: The clinical efficacy of the Neer modified inferior capsular shift as an open procedure for injured judokas was investigated. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of ...
Kim Sung-Jae - - 2009
The aim of this retrospective study is to compare the clinical outcomes following arthroscopic Bankart repair employing the transglenoid technique versus suture anchors in non-athletic shoulders of patients 30 years or older at the time of surgery. Fifty-nine consecutive patients who were available for a minimum of 5 years follow-up ...
Torres Renato Rangel - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, often diagnosed in players of overhead sports, has been associated with the development of secondary shoulder lesions. HYPOTHESIS: Asymptomatic players of different overhead sports will exhibit variable degrees of glenohumeral internal rotation deficit. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS: Fifty-four asymptomatic male ...
Goldberg Steven S - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Hemiarthroplasty is a common treatment for cuff tear arthropathy and glenohumeral arthritis associated with a massive tear of the rotator cuff; however, to our knowledge, long-term outcomes and preoperative factors affecting results have not been reported. METHODS: Thirty-four shoulders in thirty-one patients with cuff tear arthropathy or a massive ...
Li Ming - - 2009
OBJECT: The authors evaluated the effectiveness of Lenke Type 2 criteria in scoliosis correction with the segmental pedicle screw (PS) technique, with emphasis on shoulder balance. METHODS: Twenty-five consecutive patients with Lenke Type 2 scoliosis (structural double thoracic curves, sidebending Cobb angle > 25 degrees , or T2-5 kyphosis > ...
Hovelius Lennart - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Shoulder dislocation may cause arthropathy, but the natural history of this evolution is not well described. We therefore conducted a radiographic follow-up 25 years after the primary shoulder dislocation. METHODS: A prospective Swedish multicenter study (1978-1979) included 257 shoulders in 255 patients (age, 12-40 years) with a first-time anterior ...
Shinoda Tsuyoshi - - 2009
This study investigated the degrees of surgical invasion for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and open rotator cuff repair by evaluating the serum levels of C-reactive protein, hemoglobin, and interleukin-6. The study participants were 17 patients (group A) who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and 15 patients (group O) who underwent ...
Neri Brian R - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Superior labral anterior posterior tears have been described as symptomatic lesions in shoulders of patients of varying ages. It is unknown if age affects clinical outcome of arthroscopic fixation of type II superior labral anterior posterior repairs. HYPOTHESIS: Clinical outcome of arthroscopic fixation of isolated type II superior labral ...
Boileau Pascal - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Overhead athletes report an inconsistent return to their previous level of sport and satisfaction after arthroscopic SLAP lesion repair. HYPOTHESIS: Arthroscopic biceps tenodesis offers a viable alternative to the repair of an isolated type II SLAP lesion. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS: Twenty-five consecutive patients ...
John Michael - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to describe the outcome after reversed Delta III shoulder prosthesis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and irreparable rotator cuff tear. Fifteen patients (17 joints) were prospectively analysed using the Constant-Murley score (CS). Comprehensive outcome measure was carried out by means of four widely ...
Owens Brett D - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Little is known of the long-term results of acute arthroscopic Bankart repair for first-time traumatic anterior glenohumeral dislocations. HYPOTHESIS: Acute arthroscopic Bankart repair for first-time traumatic anterior glenohumeral dislocations will provide good results at long-term follow-up. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS: The authors evaluated a ...
Loew Markus - - 2010
The aim of this prospective study was to propose a classification for shoulders with massive rotator cuff defects based on patients' clinical symptoms. A total of 100 shoulders with massive rotator cuff tears were evaluated clinically using the Constant score (CS) and with radiographs in two planes. Three types were ...
Goutallier Daniel - - 2009
HYPOTHESIS: Tendon-to-bone suture and a fatty degeneration index (FDI) <or= 2 are required to achieve an intact cuff in the mid-term. Our primary objective was to determine the structural and functional long-term outcomes of repaired cuffs that were intact after one year. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We studied 30 cuffs with ...
Barnes Christopher J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recurrent instability after surgical stabilization of the shoulder is uncommon. Although results of open revision stabilization procedures have been reported, only 3 studies have evaluated the outcome of arthroscopic revision surgery. PURPOSE: To analyze results of arthroscopic revision anterior shoulder reconstruction at the authors' institution. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; ...
Burks Robert T - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair has become more popular, and some studies have shown better footprint coverage and improved biomechanics of the repair. HYPOTHESIS: Double-row rotator cuff repair leads to superior cuff integrity and early clinical results compared with single-row repair. STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, ...
Feeley Brian T - - 2009
Massive tears of the rotator cuff resulting in arthritis of the glenohumeral joint remain a difficult challenge. Although cuff tear arthropathy (CTA) has been recognized for more than 150 years, a treatment strategy with uniformly satisfactory outcomes remains elusive, partly due to the difficulty in defining CTA in the literature. ...
Elhassan Bassem - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Soft-tissue resurfacing of the glenoid, with arthroplasty of the humeral head, has been proposed as a viable treatment option for younger patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the shoulder. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our results with soft-tissue resurfacing of the glenoid in patients with glenohumeral arthritis ...
Yang Shu-Hua - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the indication, perioperative announcements, selection of prosthesis and clinical results of shoulder hemiarthroplasty for the treatment of complex proximal humeral fractures. METHODS: A total of 55 patients who suffered from complex proximal humeral fractures were treated by shoulder hemiarthroplasty. The mean age was 55.6 years and mean ...
Smekal Vinzenz - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) with nonoperative treatment of fully displaced midshaft clavicular fractures in adults. DESIGN: The study was a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. SETTING: Level 1 trauma center. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Sixty patients between 18 and 65 years of age participated and completed the study. ...
Dong Nuo - - 2009
PURPOSE: To investigate the differentiation of conjunctival epithelium and tear film function in pingueculae. METHODS: Twelve patients (12 eyes) who underwent simple excision for pingueculae were enrolled in the study. Immunostaining for K14, K19, K10, MUC5AC, Pax6, P63, Ki67, and K16 was performed on the pinguecula epithelium and normal conjunctival ...
Uribe John W - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to present our experience treating patients in the advanced stages of osteonecrosis of the humeral head with partial resurfacing of the humeral head. METHODS: This is a prospective series of 12 shoulders in 11 patients diagnosed with osteonecrosis of the humeral head who ...
Millar Neal L - - 2009
There have been technologic advances in the methods for repairing torn rotator cuffs. We compared the clinical and structural outcomes of three different forms of rotator cuff repair with up to 24 months' followup. We wished to assess how surgical technique affected clinical outcomes and see how these correlated to ...
Tammachote Nattapol - - 2009
BACKGROUND: There has been recent renewed interest in the use of metal-backed glenoid components in total shoulder arthroplasty. However, little information is available on the long-term results. The purpose of this study was to determine the results, the risk factors for an unsatisfactory outcome, and the failure rates of total ...
Karalezli Aylin - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the ocular surface changes and tear-film functions in patients treated with systemic isotretinoin. METHODS: Fifty subjects treated with 0.8 mg/kg oral isotretinoin were enrolled in this prospective clinical trial. All patients underwent a full ophthalmoscopic examination before, during, and after treatment with isotretinoin. Ocular surface changes of ...
Costantino Cosimo - - 2009
Rotator cuff tears are an important cause of disability. It is frequently observed in elderly people with a consequent loss of autonomy in daily life activities. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the infiltrative treatment with hyaluronic acid, followed by a selective rehabilitative programme in ...
Pfahler M - - 2009
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: In this study a series of 102 cases was reviewed in which a so called third generation shoulder prosthesis had been used. There was an interest in evaluating the quality and efficiency of the outcome. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The patient population consisted of 32 men and ...
Javid Mahzad - - 2009
Shoulder contracture from obstetric palsy was surgically released in 24 older children, with simultaneous transfer of the latissimus dorsi and teres major tendons to the posterolateral humerus or rotator cuff. The mean age at surgery was 8 years 11 months. The children were evaluated at a mean follow-up time of ...
Bedi Asheesh - - 2009
The treatment of primary anterior shoulder dislocations is complex and challenging. The goal of treatment is to achieve a stable, pain-free shoulder with a full range of motion. The currently available evidence on the outcomes of nonsurgical treatment and immediate surgical stabilization conflicts; decision making must also take into account ...
Takada Masafumi - - 2009
PURPOSE: This study was carried out to evaluate the postoperative analgesic effects of preoperative intravenous flurbiprofen in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair under general anesthesia. METHODS: We studied 44 patients who underwent an elective arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in a prospective, randomized, and double-blind fashion. The patients were divided ...
Eriksson Lisbeth - - 2009
We explored the benefit of video communication in home rehabilitation after shoulder joint replacement and compared it to referral for physiotherapy in the conventional way. A total of 22 patients were included in the study. The intervention group (n = 10) had training at home under the supervision of a ...
Narouze Samer N - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Patients with frozen shoulder who fail conservative therapy need surgical treatment and aggressive post-operative rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of continuous cervical epidural analgesia on pain scores and range of motion of the shoulder joint in patients undergoing surgery for treatment of refractory frozen shoulder. METHODS: Twenty-one patients ...
Shrivastava Niket - - 2009
Hemiarthroplasty is a common form of treatment for rotator cuff tear arthropathy. Clinical outcomes of the bone-sparing Copeland Extended Articular Surface (EAS) hemi-resurfacing arthroplasty for rotator cuff tear arthropathy have not been reported in the literature. This article presents the authors' preliminary results in this study. Six patients treated with ...
Besch Lutz - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the treatment outcomes of patients with four-part fracture of the humeral head after primary and secondary hemiarthroplasty. PATIENTS: Retrospective long-term analysis of 46 patients from 1996 to 2002 of patients with 47 four-part fractures of humeral head. Patients with malignant disease were excluded. INTERVENTION: Aequalis (Tornier, Burscheid, ...
Benson R T - - 2009
We assessed the predictive value of the macroscopic and detailed microscopic appearance of the coracoacromial ligament, subacromial bursa and rotator-cuff tendon in 20 patients undergoing subacromial decompression for impingement in the absence of full-thickness tears of the rotator cuff. Histologically, all specimens had features of degenerative change and oedema in ...
Rizzello Giacomo - - 2009
Results of arthroscopic management of chronic, recalcitrant calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder in 28 patients were evaluated. Twenty-six patients (average age, 44 years) were ultimately enrolled in the study. Postoperative radiographs were performed to determine the amount of calcium deposit removal. Radiographic examination 2 months after surgery was performed to ...
Tambe Amol - - 2009
Rugby is an increasingly popular collision sport. A wide spectrum of injuries can be sustained during training and match play. Rotator cuff injury is uncommon in contact sports and there is little published literature on the treatment of rotator cuff tears in rugby players. We therefore reviewed the results and ...
Voigt C - - 2009
This prospective case series evaluates the outcome, and the return to sports of young overhead athletes with a persistent, symptomatic multidirectional instability (MDI) with hyperlaxity type Gerber B5 treated with an arthroscopic anteroposteroinferior capsular plication and rotator interval closure. 9 young overhead athletes (10 shoulders) with the rare diagnosis of ...
Pahys Joshua M - - 2009
Severe scapular instability can be a considerable problem for people with high-level cervical spinal cord injury. Scapular instability reduces the effectiveness of the already weakened shoulder flexors and abductors, thereby limiting hand-to-mouth and hand-to-head activities. The winged scapula may cause inferior pole skin breakdown, as well as neck and shoulder ...
Blum Kenneth - - 2009
Albeit other prospective randomized controlled clinical trials on H-Wave device stimulation (HWDS), this is the first randomized double-blind placebo controlled prospective study that assessed the effects of HWDS on range of motion and strength testing in patients who underwent rotator cuff reconstruction. Twenty-two patients were randomly assigned into one of ...
Gaspar Paul D PD 1Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy, 981 Lomas Santa Fe, Ste A Solana Beach, CA 92075, USA. - - 2009
Adhesive Capsulitis (AC) affects patient of all ages, and stretching protocols are commonly prescribed for this condition. Dynamic splinting has been shown effective in contracture reduction from pathologies including Trismus to plantar fasciitis. The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of dynamic splinting on patients with AC. ...
Seijas Roberto - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to describe the results of arthroscopic debridement for talar lesions in a population of soccer players. PATIENTS: Patients were sixteen soccer players with osteochondral talar lesions, treated surgically between 1999 and 2004. INTERVENTIONS: All patients were diagnosed clinically. Complementary imaging studies included X-ray, ...
Kanbe K - - 2008
PURPOSE: To assess the importance of the dynamic movement of the long head of the biceps (LHB) tendon for treatment of frozen shoulder. METHODS: 87 consecutive patients (with 88 frozen shoulders) aged 36 to 77 (mean, 54) years underwent arthroscopic capsular release by a single surgeon. Preoperative treatments included rehabilitation, ...
Terzis Julia K - - 2008
In this study, children with obstetrical brachial plexus palsy who underwent various secondary reconstructions for shoulder stability and function were studied. The outcomes were analyzed in relation to the type of injury, the timing of surgery, and the type of secondary reconstruction. Palliative surgery was performed in 67 patients (68 ...
Le Corroller Thomas - - 2009
The purpose of this work has been to compare the orientation of the rotator cuff insertions on the humerus between individuals with intact and torn rotator cuffs, respectively, to look for anatomical factors involved in the pathogenesis of rotator cuff tears. A total of 60 patients evaluated by arthro-computed tomography ...
Forsythe Brian - - 2009
Deltoid insufficiency after iatrogenic or traumatic acromionectomy results from separation of the deltoid from its origin and mechanical fulcrum. Subsequent retraction of the tendon and formation of subdeltoid adhesions to the cuff and humerus result in stiffness and pain. We evaluated clinical outcomes of patients treated with autogenous tricortical iliac ...
Colegate-Stone T - - 2009
The purpose is to perform a comparative analysis of mini-open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs through the use of subjective and objective scoring tools. We conducted a prospective comparative cohort study that evaluated 123 consecutive patients who underwent rotator cuff repairs (arthroscopic and 31 mini-open repair). Subjective and objective functional ...
Grasso Andrea - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair with single-row and double-row techniques. Eighty patients with a full-thickness rotator cuff tear underwent arthroscopic repair with suture anchors. They were divided into 2 groups of 40 patients according to repair technique: single row ...
Skolimowski Jarosław - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Impingement syndrome (IS) is one of the most common causes of progressive dysfunctions of the shoulder joint. The aim of the study was to evaluate the changes in the joint's mobility in patients with IS and to find correlations between the angular values of particular motion ranges. MATERIAL AND ...
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