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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12227
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Not all fixed stem radial head implants are created equal: differences in complications and function


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:4
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Radial head arthroplasty: fixed-stem implants are not all equal - a systematic review and meta-analysis

JSES Int.2020;4(1):30-38

Contributing Authors: C Vannabouathong N Venugopal GS Athwal J Moro M Bhandari

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Synopsis

Fixed-stem radial head arthroplasty is one of two main ways to perform radial head arthroplasty. Previous literature has often compared fixed-stem to "loose" or "unfixed" stem arthroplasty. However, this comparison assumes that all fixed-stem implants are similar. In reality, many different types of implants exist within this category. Thus, the authors of this study conducted a systematic review ...

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