Management of Gienohumeral Arthritis in the Young Adult

Denard, Patrick J.; Wirth, Michael A.; Orfaly, Robert M.
May 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/4/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 9, p885
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the treatment of glenohumeral arthritis in young adults. It states that treatment of young adults with glenohumeral arthritis usually have poorer outcome due to more complex etiology. It mentions that lifestyle modifications and occupational changes should be considered in the utilization of nonoperative modalities. It adds that total shoulder arthroplasty offers greater pain relief and better functional outcomes than hemiarthroplasty.


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