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Zumstein Matthias A - - 2008
BACKGROUND: At a mean follow-up of 3.1 years, twenty-seven consecutive repairs of massive rotator cuff tears yielded good and excellent clinical results despite a retear rate of 37%. Patients with a retear had improvement over the preoperative state, but those with a structurally intact repair had a substantially better result. ...
Zhu Jiaan - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether aspiration affects patient outcome during ultrasound-guided needle puncture treatment for calcifying supraspinatus tendinitis. METHODS: Eighty-one patients with calcifying supraspinatus tendinitis received needle puncture therapy under ultrasonography guidance. Group A received ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle punctures and aspiration of calcareous deposits, while ...
Redondo María V - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our study was to optimize anterior MR arthrography of the shoulder by comparing three injection sites. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventy-eight patients were divided into three groups of 26 each, according to the injection site selected: the upper third of the medial part of the humeral head, ...
Ozbaydar Mehmet - - 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of arthroscopic capsulolabral repair for traumatic anterior shoulder instability and to compare the outcome in patients who have Bankart lesions versus those with anterior labroligamentous periosteal sleeve avulsion (ALPSA) lesions. METHODS: This study included 99 patients (93 shoulders), 72 ...
Cho Nam Su - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of our study was to evaluate the outcome of massive rotator cuff tears repaired by use of an arthroscopic biceps augmentation technique, interpositioning the tenotomized biceps tendon to bridge the gap between the torn edges of the cuff tendon. METHODS: Sixty-eight shoulders with massive rotator cuff tears ...
Fredrickson M J - - 2008
Several barriers exist to the routine use of continuous interscalene block (CISB) for postoperative analgesia following rotator cuff repair There is a perception that the technique is feasible only for single operators exposed to a high volume case load. The aim of this retrospective review was to compare the three ...
Castagna Alessandro - - 2009
The effects of posterior plications associated with anterior shoulder instability surgery are still unclear both on shoulder range of motion (ROM) and on recurrence rate. The objective of this randomized study is to evaluate the influence of posterior-inferior plications, performed in association with repair of anterior Bankart lesion, on gleno-humeral ...
Kasten Philip - - 2009
The aim of the study was to assess proprioception after shoulder arthroplasty. Twenty-six patients were enrolled who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) (n = 13) or hemi-arthroplasty (n = 8) for shoulder osteoarthritis or reversed arthroplasty (n = 5) for cuff tear arthropathy. All patients were examined before the operation ...
Baydar Meltem - - 2009
Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain and disability. Although many studies have reported about the surgical results of full-thickness tears of the rotator cuff, there are few studies about the efficacy of conservative treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of conservative ...
Oh Joo Han - - 2009
PURPOSE: To analyze the relationship between functional outcomes and postoperative cuff integrity (anatomic outcome), and to reveal the factors affecting outcomes of rotator cuff repair. METHODS: Seventy-eight patients who had undergone repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tear received both computed tomographic arthrography (CTA) and functional evaluation a minimum of 1 ...
Adams Christopher R - - 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate patients after an arthroscopic subscapularis tendon repair to determine their intermediate-term results. METHODS: The records of all patients who underwent an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair by the senior author (S.S.B.) between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2003, were reviewed. Patients ...
Snow Martyn - - 2009
PURPOSE: The aims of our study were to assess the overall effectiveness of arthroscopic capsular release and to determine if the addition of a posterior capsular release had any benefit, particularly in relation to internal rotation. METHODS: Forty-eight consecutive patients with primary or secondary frozen shoulder in whom conservative physiotherapy ...
Waters Peter M - - 2008
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 ...
Fallatah Salah - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate functional outcome after hemiarthroplasty for displaced proximal humeral fractures and to review whether prosthesis type, intraoperative technique or previous ipsilateral shoulder surgery could affect the outcome. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records and radiographs of patients who had undergone hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures between 1992 and ...
Kartus Catarina - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Several arthroscopic methods have been developed to treat posttraumatic recurrent anterior shoulder instability in an attempt to match the results that can be achieved with open repair. The aim of this study was to perform an independent long-term clinical and radiographic evaluation after extra-articular arthroscopic Bankart repair with use ...
Levy O - - 2008
We have conducted a prospective study to assess the mid-term clinical results following arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff. Patients were evaluated using the Constant score, subjective satisfaction levels and post-operative ultrasound scans. Of 115 consecutive patients who underwent arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff at our institution, 102 were ...
Okafor U A C - - 2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Erb's Duchenne paralysis constitutes the single commonest form of brachial plexus injury. Treatment intervention is mainly by physical therapy and surgery. Popular or conventional physiotherapy approaches include exercise therapy, tactile stimulation, soft tissue manipulation techniques and functional splinting. The role of electrical stimulation has been reported in ...
Roubal Paul J - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: This article reports the use of translational manipulation after failed arthroscopic capsular release for adhesive capsulitis. CLINICAL FEATURES: The patient was a 40-year-old woman, insulin-dependent diabetic with the insidious onset of right shoulder adhesive capsulitis. The patient underwent physical therapy 3 times a week for 6 weeks with minimal ...
Taunton Michael J - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Loosening of a cemented glenoid component is an important cause of failure in shoulder arthroplasty. This study was developed to examine the outcome of patients managed with a metal-backed, bone-ingrowth glenoid component as an alternative to a cemented component. METHODS: The study group included eighty-three total shoulder arthroplasties with ...
Fuerst Martin - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis often leads to severe destruction of the glenohumeral joint, including synovitis and inflammation-induced alterations of the rotator cuff. Cup arthroplasty, or surface replacement of the shoulder, was introduced in the 1980s. The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm results of the DUROM cup surface ...
Snow Martyn - - 2008
To determine if microfracture is successful in treating chondral lesions of the shoulder. Case series. Tertiary referral practice. From June 2005 to November 2006, eight patients underwent shoulder arthroscopy with arthroscopic microfracture to treat full-thickness chondral lesions of less than 4 cm(2) size. The study group consisted of six men ...
Longo U G - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the plasma glucose levels in non-diabetic patients with rotator cuff tear. DESIGN: Frequency-matched case-control study. SETTING: University Teaching Hospital. PARTICIPANTS: The study included 194 subjects who were operated on at our institution. Group 1 included 97 consecutive patients (36 men and 61 women; mean age: 62.9 years, ...
Nho Shane J - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to identify potential predictors of function and tendon healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair that will enable the orthopaedic surgeon to determine which patients can expect a successful outcome. Between 2003 and 2005, the Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Registry was established to collect demographic, intraoperative, ...
Järvelä Timo - - 2008
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term effect of the use of a pain pump after arthroscopic subacromial decompression. METHODS: This prospective, randomized study included 50 patients: 25 patients had a 24-hour pain pump with 0.375% ropivacaine infusion and a continuous rate of 5 mL/h in ...
Yoo Jae Chul - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Revision Bankart operations frequently show capsulolabral buttress loss and recurrent soft tissue Bankart lesion. Capsulolabral augmentation is designed to increase glenohumeral stability by 2 separate mechanisms: deepening the glenoid concavity and reducing capsular laxity. This is accomplished by shifting the capsule to buttress the glenoid labrum. HYPOTHESIS: A retained ...
Oh Joo Han - - 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether moderate preoperative shoulder stiffness affects the clinical outcome of rotator cuff repair, and to evaluate the serial change in range of motion (ROM), functional scores, pain, and satisfaction after rotator cuff repair. METHODS: Rotator cuff repair was performed in 125 ...
Szabó Istvan - - 2008
Many palliative interventions have been proposed for patients in whom rotator cuff repair is not feasible as a result of advanced fatty infiltration, definitive loss of tendons, and proximal humeral migration. The long head of the biceps tendon has been proposed as a source of pain in patients with rotator ...
Namdari Surena - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Anterosuperior rotator cuff tears involving the subscapularis and supraspinatus tendons are less common than posterosuperior tears and are rarely discussed in the literature. The purpose of this study was to identify the unique features of this injury and to assess the outcome of operative treatment. METHODS: Thirty consecutive patients, ...
Sillanpää Petri J - - 2008
BACKGROUND: No data exist whether patients with primary traumatic patellar dislocation benefit from initial arthroscopic medial repair surgery. PURPOSE: To compare long-term outcomes of patients treated with acute arthroscopic stabilization for patellar dislocation with those treated nonoperatively except for removal of loose bodies. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort study; Level of evidence, ...
Sedeek S M - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: The arthroscopic method offers a less invasive technique of Bankart repair for traumatic anterior shoulder instability. The results continue to improve with the advancements made in instrumentation and technique. This study aims to evaluate the outcome of arthroscopic Bankart repair with the use of suture anchors for cases that ...
Levy Ofer - - 2008
The management of massive rotator cuff tears in medically unfit, elderly patients is difficult. We prospectively assessed 17 patients with radiologically confirmed, nontraumatic, massive rotator cuff tears who were treated with an anterior deltoid rehabilitation program. All patients were medically unfit, with an average age of 80 years (range, 70-96 ...
Liem Dennis - - 2008
Patients with primary impingement and articular sided partial tears of the supraspinatus are often treated by subacromial decompression without repair, if the extent of the tear is estimated to be below 50% of tendon thickness. It has been questioned whether repair of these cuff lesions is necessary, because these tears ...
Mazzocca Augustus D - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Subpectoral biceps tenodesis with an interference screw has been shown to be an effective procedure from both an anatomic and biomechanical perspective. There have been no clinical outcome data on this procedure to date. HYPOTHESIS: Subpectoral biceps tenodesis is an effective procedure in eliminating biceps tendinosis symptoms. STUDY DESIGN: ...
Rebuzzi Enrico - - 2008
BACKGROUND: There are several treatment modalities for calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder. If the pain becomes chronic after several months of conservative treatment, open or arthroscopic removal is usually recommended. Recently, extracorporeal shock wave therapy has shown encouraging results in treating calcific deposits. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We report a retrospective ...
Tashjian Robert Z - - 2008
Prospective outcome studies are generally considered to be better than retrospective studies. The purpose of this study was to assess correlations between prospective and retrospective outcome assessment after rotator cuff repair. One-hundred and twelve patients (118 shoulders) with chronic rotator cuff tears were evaluated at a mean of 54 months ...
Elhassan B - - 2008
Transfer of pectoralis major has evolved as the most favoured option for the management of the difficult problem of irreparable tears of subscapularis. We describe our experience with this technique in 30 patients divided into three groups. Group I comprised 11 patients with a failed procedure for instability of the ...
Feeley Brian T - - 2008
The purpose of this study was to review the outcome of patients with osteonecrosis of the humeral head, based on etiology and treatment with either hemiarthroplasty or total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). Sixty-four shoulders, with an average age of 57 years, were evaluated at a mean of 4.8 years. Outcomes included ...
Lunn John V - - 2008
We assessed the results of the modified Eden-Hybinette operation as a salvage procedure after failure of an index Latarjet. Outcomes, complications, and evidence of arthritis of the glenohumeral joint were evaluated in 46 patients. Thirty-four (74%) were clinically and radiologically assessed at a mean of 6.8 years (range, 2-17 years). ...
Greiner S - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: There is still controversy about the optimal operative treatment of acromioclavicular (AC)-joint dislocations. However, in the current literature, only few studies are available on mid- to long-term results of different stabilization methods. This retrospective study presents the clinical and radiographical results after open reduction and stabilization of AC-joint dislocations ...
Kirchhoff C - - 2009
Diagnostic and therapeutic standards relating to septic conditions of the shoulder are rarely documented in the literature. For this study, patients suffering from septic shoulder arthritis were prospectively enrolled. Staging was based on the criteria of Gächter (Stutz et al., Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 8:270-274, 2000), and assessment of ...
Kim Jung-Man - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the clinical results of arthroscopic capsulolabral reconstruction using arthroscopic transglenoid fixation and a suture anchor fixation for anterior dislocation of the shoulder. METHODS: From December 1999 to September 2006, 46 patients who underwent arthroscopic capsulolabral reconstruction for their anterior ...
Hadjicostas Panayiotis T - - 2008
Massive and irreparable rotator cuff tears are a challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon. The purpose of this study was to report our experience with the treatment of massive and irreparable defects of the rotator cuff with a modified deltoid split transfer. Between 1996 and 2004, for all patients suffering from ...
Yeargan S Austin SA - - 2008
Fifty shoulders in 46 patients underwent stabilization surgery for multidirectional instability. Univariate analysis showed no significant differences (P>0.05) for age, gender, or workers' compensation in patient satisfaction or American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) score. Only the ASES score was lower with prior surgery (P=0.001). There was a significantly increased ...
Smith Robert G - - 2008
Currently, there is little information on the outcome of humeral head replacement for steroid-associated osteonecrosis of the humeral head. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients who underwent humeral head replacement for steroid-associated osteonecrosis to determine the results, risk factors for an unsatisfactory outcome, and ...
Ko Sang-Hun - - 2008
PURPOSE: Our purpose was to compare the clinical results and failure rates of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair by use of a modified mattress locking stitch (MMLS) repair versus a simple stitch repair. METHODS: Between December 2004 and January 2006, 78 cases of arthroscopically repaired full-thickness rotator cuff tears were evaluated ...
Jansen Nathalie C A J - - 2008
PURPOSE: To evaluate neuropsychological functioning over time in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with chemotherapy only. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Forty-nine consecutive patients (median age at first assessment, 6.8 years; range, 4.0 to 11.8 years) treated with intrathecal and systemic chemotherapy were included in a nationwide, prospective-longitudinal, sibling-controlled study. ...
Odenbring Sten - - 2008
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes of arthroscopic acromioplasty for shoulder impingement syndrome. METHODS: This was a prospective cohort study of 31 shoulders (24 men) that underwent arthroscopic acromioplasty for shoulder impingement syndrome during 1992 and 1993. The mean age at surgery was 49 years ...
Cho Nam Su - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Little has been reported on treatment of rotator cuff tears with shoulder stiffness. HYPOTHESIS: Rotator cuff tears with shoulder stiffness will show worse clinical results than will tears without stiffness. Those with stiffness are expected to take longer time in pain reduction and recovery of range of motion. STUDY ...
McCarty Eric C - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Return to sports after total hip or knee replacement surgery has been extensively described. However, the return to general sporting activities after shoulder replacement surgery has not been well documented. With improved implant survivorship, patient expectation of function is high. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to assess ...
Cuff Derek - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Early designs of reverse shoulder arthroplasty components for the treatment of glenohumeral arthritis associated with severe rotator cuff deficiency in some cases have been associated with mechanical failure. The purpose of this study was to perform a prospective outcomes study of reverse shoulder arthroplasty performed with use of 5.0-mm ...
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