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Metal-backed glenoid implant with polyethylene insert is not a viable long-term therapeutic option

OPEN Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.] | 1 Aug 2015

P Boileau, G Moineau, N Morin-Salvo, C Avidor, A Godenèche, C Lévigne, M Baba and G Walch
Abstract
The aims of this study were to determine the survival of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty with uncemented metal-backed (MB) glenoid components with a polyethylene (PE) insert in primary osteoarthritis, to assess the reasons for revision surgery, and to identify patients and diagnostic factors that influence failure rates.
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Scapula, Shoulder replacement, Failure rate, Shoulder, Physician, Hip replacement, Medicine, Osteoarthritis
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