Title: Proximal Stress is Decreased with a Short Stem Compared to a Traditional Length Stem In Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Patrick J. Denard MD, Matthew P Noyes MD, J B Walker, MD, Yousef Shishani, MD, Reuben Gobezie MD, Anthony A Romeo, MD, Evan S. Lederman, MD
This study compared the outcome and radiographic humeral adaptations after placement of a traditional-length (TL) or short-stem (SS) humeral component during total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). The hypothesis was there would be no difference in outcome or radiographic adaptations.
Full article: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.06.042
The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Volume 27, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 53-58