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Fatty Infiltration and Rotator Cuff Atrophy

Última actualización 28/10/13Bradley R. Kuzel J Am Acad Orthop Surg October 2013 vol. 21 no. 10 Abstract Moderate to severe fatty infiltration and rotator cuff atrophy are commonly associated with poor clinical outcomes and failed rotator cuff repair. Numerous animal and human studies have attempted to elucidate the etiology of …

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Management of Shoulder Instability in the Skeletally Immature Patient

Última actualización 30/09/13Xinning Li J Am Acad Orthop SurgSeptember 2013vol. 21 no. 9 Abstract Several studies have focused on management of shoulder instability in the adolescent and young adult population. However, a paucity of literature exists regarding shoulder dislocation in the skeletally immature population. The presence of an open physis …

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Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft Nonunions

Última actualización 30/09/13Edwin R. Cadet J Am Acad Orthop SurgSeptember 2013vol. 21 no. 9 Abstract The rate of nonunion is estimated to be 1.1% to 10% following closed treatment of proximal humerus fracture and 5.5% following closed treatment of humeral shaft fracture. Surgical management should be considered for fractures that …

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Tendon Transfers for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

Última actualización 2/08/13Reza Omid J Am Acad Orthop Surg. Vol 21 Nº 8 August 2013 Tendon transfer is one treatment option for patients with massive irreparable rotator cuff tears. Although surgical indications are not clearly defined, the traditional thought is that the ideal candidate is young and lacks significant glenohumeral …

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Pronator Syndrome and Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome

Última actualización 20/05/13Craig M. Rodner, MD, Abstract Dysfunction of the median nerve at the elbow or proximal forearm can characterize two distinct clinical entities: pronator syndrome (PS) or anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) syndrome. PS is characterized by vague volar forearm pain, with median nerve paresthesias and minimal motor findings. AIN …

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Management of Fractures of the Proximal Ulna

Última actualización 9/04/13Dominique M. Rouleau J Am Acad Orthop Surg March 2013 vol. 21 no. 3 Abstract Proximal ulna fractures can be difficult to manage because of the elbow’s complex anatomy. Advances in understanding elbow anatomy and biomechanics, however, have led to new insights. Careful preoperative evaluation is critical because …

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Workers’ Compensation and Outcomes of Upper Extremity Surgery

Última actualización 5/03/13Konrad I. Gruson J Am Acad Orthop Surg February 2013 ; 21 Abstract Clinical outcomes following upper extremity surgery among workers’ compensation patients have traditionally been found to be worse than those of non–workers’ compensation patients. In addition, workers’ compensation patients take significantly longer to return to their …

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Soft-tissue Management in Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Última actualización 4/02/13Joseph A. Abboud, Abstract Revision total shoulder arthroplasty can be technically challenging. Results are inferior to those of primary arthroplasty, particularly when the indications for revision are related to soft-tissue problems. Patient selection is important. In the stiff arthroplasty, the surgeon must address rotator cuff and capsular contractures …

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Shoulder Dislocation in the Older Patient

Última actualización 22/10/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg. October 2012;20(10) Anand M. Murthi Abstract Approximately 20% of all shoulder dislocations occur in patients aged >60 years. Older patients who sustain a primary shoulder dislocation are much less likely than younger patients to suffer from recurrence. However, older patients are more likely …

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