Dr Michell Ruiz

Dr Michell Ruiz
Cirugía de hombro y del Manguito rotador

martes, 6 de mayo de 2014

Shoulder Arthritis / Rotator Cuff Tears: causes of shoulder pain: Total shoulder with cementless glenoids have a hig...

Shoulder Arthritis / Rotator Cuff Tears: causes of shoulder pain: Total shoulder with cementless glenoids have a hig...: Anastasios Papadonikolakis pointed us to the Supplementary Report of the Australian National Joint Registry . He called attention to se...

Total shoulder with cementless glenoids have a high failure rate

Anastasios Papadonikolakis pointed us to the Supplementary Report of the Australian National Joint Registry.


He called attention to several of the figures from this report.

The first shows that uncemented glenoid components have a much higher rate of revision than cemented glenoids. Click on the graph for a magnified view.





The second excludes the SMR prosthesis


The third shows the reasons for revision.


These data seem to have influenced the choice of prosthesis:


Comment: While some are enthusiastic about cementless glenoid components, these data are not encouraging.

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