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ACE Report #7454
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Shoulder function similar between stemmed and stemless prosthesis two years after TSA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Stemmed versus stemless total shoulder arthroplasty: a preliminary report and short-term results

Musculoskelet Surg. 2014 Dec;98(3):195-200

Contributing Authors: U Mariotti P Motta A Stucchi F Ponti di Sant'Angelo

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19 patients with osteoarthritis of the humeral head and scheduled for total shoulder arthroplasty were randomized to have either a stemmed or stemless humeral component implanted. Only patients with sufficient bone stock were considered for inclusion. The purpose of this study was to investigate how the stemmed and stemless prosthesis compared with respect to function and radiological results. Fol...

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