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Volume:7 Issue:10 Number:65 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #10670
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

OTA2018: Improved pain and reduced reoperation rate with TSA vs. HA for proximal humerus fractures

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OrthoEvidence. OTA2018: Improved pain and reduced reoperation rate with TSA vs. HA for proximal humerus fractures. ACE Report. 2018;7(10):65. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10670

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Improves Pain and Outcomes With Reduced Reoperations Compared to Hemiarthroplasty for Acute Geriatric Proximal Humerus Fractures: A Meta-Analysis

Contributing Authors: D Austin M Torchia N Cozzolino L Jacobowitz JE Bell

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


15 comparative studies were included in a meta-analysis to compare outcomes following treatment of acute, geriatric proximal humerus fractures between reverse shoulder arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty. Only studies which completed a minimum of 6-month follow-up were included. Pooled analyses demonstrated significantly favourable results for RSA compared to HA for the outcomes of pain, clinical sc...

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