Accurate placement of the glenoid component in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (rTSA) is important to reduce component loosening, scapular notching, instability and to maximize impingement-free range of motion.
Screw Length and Quantity in rTSA
Jay J. King, MD Read complete study: Impact of screw length and screw quantity on reverse total shoulder arthroplasty glenoid fixation for 2 different sizes of glenoid baseplates Even though reverse…Read More
Clinical Studies Validate the Accuracy of GPS in Targeting Implant Placement in Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Moby Parsons, MD Read complete study: Computer navigation re-creates planned glenoid placement and reduces correction variability in total shoulder arthroplasty: an in vivo case-control study The incidence of shoulder arthroplasty…Read More
Is patient-specific instrumentation better than standard instruments in shoulder arthroplasty?
Stephanie Muh, MD Read complete study: Accuracy of patient-specific instrumentation in shoulder arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis One of the most difficult aspects of shoulder arthroplasty remains the ability…Read More
Opioid-Free Shoulder Arthroplasty: Are We There Yet?
Thomas Obermeyer, MD Read complete study: Opioid-free shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective study of a novel clinical care pathway As the evolution of shoulder arthroplasty permits progressively shorter lengths of hospital…Read More
The Effect of Glenoid Component Lucency on Outcomes
Kaveh Sajadi, MD Read complete study: Glenoid component lucencies are associated with poorer patient-reported outcomes following anatomic shoulder arthroplasty The volume of shoulder replacements performed has grown exponentially in the…Read More
Navigated Ream and Run Procedure with ExactechGPS
Moby Parsons, MD The Ream and Run shoulder replacement is a great option for younger patients with shoulder arthritis who have failed conservative treatment yet wish to maintain a high…Read More
PRP: Should I Be Using It?
Kaveh Sajadi, MD PRP, platelet-rich plasma, is touted by some to be a revolutionary treatment with the potential to heal or alleviate any number of ailments, from arthritis to tendinopathies…Read More
Stress Fractures After rTSA. Not Every Onlay is Created Equal.
Ian Byram, MD Read complete study: Increased scapular spine fractures after reverse shoulder arthroplasty with a humeral onlay short stem: an analysis of 485 consecutive cases Since its FDA clearance in…Read More
Scapular Fractures After RSA – The Bane of Our Existence
Stephanie Muh, MD Read complete study: Scapular fracture in reverse shoulder arthroplasty (Grammont Style): prevalence, functional, and radiographic results with minimum 5-year follow up The development of postoperative scapular spine…Read More