TITLE

As reverse shoulder arthroplasty gains popularity, surgeons consider indications, revision methods

AUTHOR(S)
Craven, Jeff; Blazek, Nicole
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Orthopedics Today;Aug2012, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the growing popularity of reverse shoulder arthroplasty, which has led to surgeons who till now were making use of it to help improve function and pain relief in elderly patients with rotator cuff deficiencies and those without any other options, to use it for younger patients.
ACCESSION #
82161066

 

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