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Volume:9 Issue:10 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12475
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OTA 2020: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Improves Function vs Plate Fixation for PHF in the Elderly

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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2020: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Improves Function vs Plate Fixation for PHF in the Elderly. ACE Report. 2020;9(10):35. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12475

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

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Superior at 2 Years Compared with Plate Fixation for Displaced Proximal Humeral Fractures in the Elderly: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: AN Fraser J Bjørdal A Karlberg OA Lien L Eilertsein K Mader H Apold JE Madsen T Fjalestad LB Larsen T Wagle

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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.


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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