Saturday, December 1, 2012

Ream and Run for Walch B2 Glenoid - can I get back to playing viola?

Here are the preoperative films of the R shoulder of a violist who plays internationally, but became unable to manage this large instrument with his dominant shoulder. The axillary view shows a serious Walch B2 with glenoid retroversion.

Three months after his ream and run he was starting to play again and his x-rays showed the concentric location of his humeral head in the glenoid with soft tissue between the humeral head and reamed glenoid bone.

Eighteen months after surgery he was able to play the Kaiser Quartet in C Major.

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