Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for failed shoulder arthroplasty. JSES
This report concerns 28 of 31 patients having revision of prior shoulder arthroplasty to a reverse total shoulder. These patients had extremely low SST scores before surgery (1.5) that improved to 7.6 at an average of 41 ± 17 months after surgery.
One of the cases shown demonstrates delayed cuff failure after a totals shoulder. Rotator cuff deficiency was the most common indication, followed by instability, infection, loosening and bony abnormalities.
The authors remind us that reverse total shoulders have themselves a rather high complication rate, especially when performed for revision of a prior arthroplasty.
If you have suggestions for topics you'd like us to address in this blog, please send an email to email@example.com.
Use the "Search the Blog" box to the right to find other topics of interest to you.
You may be interested in some of our most visited web pages including:shoulder arthritis, total shoulder, ream and run, reverse total shoulder, CTA arthroplasty, and rotator cuff surgery.