Reverse shoulder arthroplasty superior to HA for acute proximal humeral fractures
Reverse shoulder arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty for acute proximal humeral fractures. A blinded, randomized, controlled, prospective studyJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Oct;23(10):1419-26.
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62 elderly patients with acute complex proximal humeral fracture were randomized to either undergo reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) or hemiarthroplasty. This study aimed to compare the short-term outcomes of both operative fixation methods in terms of pain and function. Results revealed that the RSA group had significantly better mean University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) score, Constant ...
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