Does grafting of the tuberosities improve the functional outcomes of proximal humeral fractures treated with reverse shoulder arthroplasty?


Uzer G. , Yildiz F. , BATAR S., BINLAKSAR R., Elmadag M. , Kus G., et al.

JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, cilt.26, ss.36-41, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.05.005
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.36-41

Özet

Background: Functional outcomes of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (rTSA) can be improved by fixation of the tuberosities. This study compares clinical and radiologic results of patients with comminuted proximal humeral fractures treated with rTSA, with and without autologous grafting.