OTA 2020: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Improves Function vs Plate Fixation for PHF in the Elderly
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Superior at 2 Years Compared with Plate Fixation for Displaced Proximal Humeral Fractures in the Elderly: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
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A total of 124 elderly patients with displaced displaced proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) were randomized to receive a reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RA) (n=64) or plate fixation (n=60). The primary outcome of interest was the Constant score at 2-years follow-up. The secondary outcomes of interest were the Oxford Shoulder Score and radiological outcomes. The results demonstrated that a statistica...
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