ORTHOPEDIC

Opinion editorial—defining the ideal indications and surgical technique for an anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis of the shoulder

Aug 21, 2021 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Opinion editorial—defining the ideal indications and surgical technique for an anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis of the shoulder

ABOUT THE EXPERT Joseph Iannotti, MD, PhD, is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University; he is also Chief of Staff…

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Nerve problems related to the shoulder

Aug 21, 2021 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Nerve problems related to the shoulder

The orthopedic surgeon is often the first to correctly identify a nerve problem related to the shoulder. Patients may have a chief complaint of shoulder pain that in fact is…

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Rehabilitation after rotator cuff repair

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Multiple factors interplay to determine whether a repaired rotator cuff will heal. These include patient age, size of the tear, chronicity of the tear, the biologic milieu, tissue quality, the…

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Epidemiology and natural history of rotator cuff disease

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Introduction The management of degenerative rotator cuff disease is controversial, and surgical indications vary widely. With increasing utilization of surgical management for rotator cuff disease, ensuring a complete understanding of…

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