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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28433759/reverse-shoulder-arthroplasty-combined-with-latissimus-dorsi-transfer-a-systemic-review
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REVIEW
Reinhold Ortmaier, Wolfgang Hitzl, Nicholas Matis, Georg Mattiassich, Josef Hochreiter, Herbert Resch
PURPOSE: Reverse shoulder arthroplasty(RSA) combined with latissimusdorsi transfer (LDT) is described for patients with cuff arthropathy and a combined loss of abduction and external rotation. The purpose of this systemic review was to present clinical and radiological outcomes following RSA combined with LDT. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A comprehensive literature review was performed to identify studies reporting clinical andradiological results of RSA combined with LDT...
April 19, 2017: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28429046/western-ontario-shoulder-instability-index-cross-cultural-adaptation-and-validation-of-the-turkish-version
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Selda Basar, Gurkan Gunaydin, Zeynep Hazar Kanik, Ugur Sozlu, Zeynep Beyza Alkan, Omer Osman Pala, Seyit Citaker, Ulunay Kanatli
One way to measure the effectiveness of a specific treatment is to utilize measurements designed specifically for the disorder. Western Ontario Shoulder Instability Index (WOSI) is a subjective self-report scale indicating the latest condition of the patients with shoulder instability. The objective is to study the cultural adaptation, validity, and reliability of WOSI in Turkish population with shoulder disability. First, WOSI was translated and culturally adapted from English into Turkish. Afterward, in order to determine the level of reliability, internal consistency and test-retest analyses were conducted...
April 20, 2017: Rheumatology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28428914/development-and-validation-of-a-disease-specific-questionnaire-for-basal-joint-arthritis
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Peter C Noback, Joseph M Lombardi, Mani Seetharaman, Donald H Lee, Robert J Strauch, Melvin P Rosenwasser
Background The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire is the most commonly used instrument to assess outcomes of basal joint arthritis (BJA). However, the DASH is subject to influence by the entire upper extremity. Purpose This study aims to develop and validate a disease-specific questionnaire for BJA that would be more sensitive to changes in thumb function and pain, and correlate better with objective and subjective metrics. Patients and Methods The thumb disability examination (TDX) was developed and 80 patients presenting with BJA at one of the two hospital-based hand clinics were enrolled in the validation study...
May 2017: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28425817/intrarater-reliability-of-assessing-strength-of-the-shoulder-and-scapular-muscles
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Derya Celik, Ahmet Dirican, Gul Baltaci
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28412107/glenoid-morphology-in-obstetrical-brachial-plexus-lesion-a-three-dimensional-computed-tomography-study
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Lars H Frich, Pernille H Schmidt, Trine Torfing
BACKGROUND: Obstetric brachial plexus lesion (OBPL) frequently leads to glenohumeral dysplasia, and excessive retroversion of the glenoid is among the best known developmental disturbances. Most analyses of the glenoid are based on 2-dimensional (D) imaging and do not address glenoid inclination or provide information on the glenoid in the sagittal plane. We aim to describe the 3-D deformity of the glenoid in children with OBPL. METHODS: Preoperative computed tomography (CT) scans of the nonaffected and the affected scapula of 24 children (aged 5 to 12 years) with developmental disturbances after OBPL years were analyzed...
April 12, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28412061/influence-of-the-labrum-on-version-and-diameter-of-the-glenoid-a-morphometric-study-using-magnetic-resonance-images
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Joyce Anthony, Ibin Varughese, Vaida Glatt, Kevin Tetsworth, Erik Hohmann
PURPOSE: To use magnetic resonance imaging to determine the influence of the labrum on both the osseous version and effective diameter of the glenoid. METHODS: This was a retrospective, cross-sectional study of patients with shoulder pain who underwent MRI between February 2014 and February 2015. The morphology of the glenoid labrum and glenoid was scanned with a 3-T magnetic resonance imaging scanner, and variables were measured by use of IntelliSpace PACS Enterprise...
April 12, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401282/differentiation-of-cancerous-and-inflammatory-colorectal-perforations-using-multi-detector-computed-tomography
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Xu Hua Gong, Zhi Guo Zhuang, Jiong Zhu, Qi Feng, Jian Rong Xu, Li Jun Qian
PURPOSE: To determine reliable CT features to distinguish cancerous from inflammatory colorectal perforations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 43 patients with surgically and pathologically confirmed colorectal perforation caused by either colorectal cancer (n =27) or an inflammatory conditions (n = 16) were identified. Two radiologists independently assessed the contrast-enhanced CT features for locations of perforation, mural configurations, soft-tissue alterations, lymphadenopathy, and metastases...
April 11, 2017: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28395946/funding-sources-and-financial-disclosures-and-their-relationship-to-study-outcomes-and-level-of-evidence-in-the-journal-of-shoulder-and-elbow-surgery
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Zachary Foughty, Matthew S Antalis, Jonathan Ringenberg, Adam D Hall
HYPOTHESIS/BACKGROUND: Concern exists regarding the reliability of published manuscripts due to influence of industry funding and author financial conflicts of interest (COI). We aim to determine whether COI affect the outcome of a research study or the level of evidence (LOE). METHODS: We reviewed 244 consecutive original articles in Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery from January 2014 to December 2014. Articles included only those available in the printed journal...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28395944/radiographs-and-computed-tomography-scans-show-similar-observer-agreement-when-classifying-glenoid-morphology-in-glenohumeral-arthritis
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Jessica G Aronowitz, W Scott Harmsen, Cathy D Schleck, John W Sperling, Robert H Cofield, Joaquin Sánchez-Sotelo
BACKGROUND: Glenohumeral subluxation and glenoid morphology are commonly evaluated in primary osteoarthritis by use of the Walch classification. The reliability of this classification system has been analyzed only by computed tomography (CT). The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability of plain axillary radiographs compared with CT scans. METHODS: Three shoulder surgeons blindly and independently evaluated the radiographs and CT scans of 75 consecutive shoulders with primary glenohumeral osteoarthritis...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28376749/is-coracohumeral-distance-associated-with-pain-function-and-shoulder-range-of-movement-in-chronic-anterior-shoulder-pain
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S Navarro-Ledesma, F Struyf, M T Labajos-Manzanares, M Fernandez-Sanchez, A Luque-Suarez
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was twofold: (i) to assess the intrarater reliability of coracohumeral distance; (ii) to investigate the level of association between coracohumeral distance measured by ultrasonography, and pain-disability and shoulder range of movement, in patients suffering from chronic anterior shoulder pain. METHODS: An observational, cross sectional study was carried out. A convenience sample comprised of 87 patients with chronic anterior shoulder pain was assessed from 3 primary care centres...
April 4, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28374350/teaching-the-basics-development-and-validation-of-a-distal-radius-reduction-and-casting-model
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Mark A Seeley, Peter D Fabricant, J Todd R Lawrence
BACKGROUND: Approximately one-third of reduced pediatric distal radius fractures redisplace, resulting in further treatment. Two major modifiable risk factors for loss of reduction are reduction adequacy and cast quality. Closed reduction and immobilization of distal radius fractures is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education residency milestone. Teaching and assessing competency could be improved with a life-like simulation training tool. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: Our goal was to develop and validate a realistic distal radius fracture reduction and casting simulator as determined by (1) a questionnaire regarding the "realism" of the model and (2) the quantitative assessments of reduction time, residual angulation, and displacement...
April 3, 2017: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28372970/reverse-shoulder-arthroplasty-for-complex-fractures-of-the-proximal-humerus-in-elderly-patients-impact-on-the-level-of-independency-early-function-and-pain-medication
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Fabian Wolfensperger, Patrick Grüninger, Michael Dietrich, Mathias Völlink, Emanuel Benninger, Michel Schläppi, Christoph Meier
BACKGROUND: This study investigated early functional outcome, quality of life, and the level of independency in elderly patients after primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) for complex fractures of the proximal humerus. METHODS: This was a prospective case series that included 33 patients, aged ≥70 years, with a high level of independency who received RSA for complex fractures of the humerus (Orthopaedic Trauma Association B2/C) from January 2012 to April 2014...
March 31, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28372967/is-the-two-dimensional-computed-tomography-scan-analysis-reliable-for-coracoid-graft-positioning-in-latarjet-procedures
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Johannes Barth, Lionel Neyton, Pierre Métais, Jean-Claude Panisset, Laurent Baverel, Gilles Walch, Laurent Lafosse
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to develop a computed tomography (CT)-based measurement protocol for coracoid graft (CG) placement in both axial and sagittal planes after a Latarjet procedure and to test its intraobserver and interobserver reliability. METHODS: Fifteen postoperative CT scans were included to assess the intraobserver and interobserver reproducibility of a standardized protocol among 3 senior and 3 junior shoulder surgeons. The evaluation sequence included CG positioning, its contact area with the glenoid, and the angle of its screws in the axial plane...
March 31, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28367363/a-functional-approach-to-the-body-condition-assessment-of-lactating-donkeys-as-a-tool-for-welfare-evaluation
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Emanuela Valle, Federica Raspa, Marzia Giribaldi, Raffaella Barbero, Stefania Bergagna, Sara Antoniazzi, Amy K Mc Lean, Michela Minero, Laura Cavallarin
BACKGROUND: The breeding of lactating donkeys is increasing in Western Europe; with it the evaluation of body condition is growing in importance since it is considered a key principle for their welfare. However, assessment of body condition is a complex task, since several factors are involved. The aim of the present study is to investigate which animal-based indicators are the most reliable to describe the body condition of lactating donkeys. For this purpose, new animal-based indicators, which are easy to measure in field conditions (including body measurements, fatty neck score (FNS), dental score), are recorded and their relationship with BCS (a proxy measure for overall adiposity) was assessed...
2017: PeerJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28364256/inter-rater-and-intra-rater-reliability-of-an-adapted-wolf-motor-function-test-for-older-patients-with-shoulder-injuries
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Corinna Oberle, Clemens Becker, Sabine Schölch, Joerg-Uwe Lenz, Stefan Studier-Fischer, Peter Augat, Lars Schwickert
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The Wolf motor function test (WMFT) evaluates the upper extremity performance of patients with neurological disorders and traumatic brain injuries by assessing time and functional capacity. It was later modified to also measure the quality of the performed movements. This study aimed to adapt the WMFT for patients with shoulder injuries and to evaluate the inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of this adapted version. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A total of 20 individuals with a median age of 80...
March 31, 2017: Zeitschrift Für Gerontologie und Geriatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28361016/prevention-and-management-of-post-instability-glenohumeral-arthropathy
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REVIEW
Brian R Waterman, Kelly G Kilcoyne, Stephen A Parada, Josef K Eichinger
Post-instability arthropathy may commonly develop in high-risk patients with a history of recurrent glenohumeral instability, both with and without surgical stabilization. Classically related to anterior shoulder instability, the incidence and rates of arthritic progression may vary widely. Radiographic arthritic changes may be present in up to two-thirds of patients after primary Bankart repair and 30% after Latarjet procedure, with increasing rates associated with recurrent dislocation history, prominent implant position, non-anatomic reconstruction, and/or lateralized bone graft placement...
March 18, 2017: World Journal of Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28359698/refuting-the-lipstick-sign
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Jason A Grassbaugh, Betsey R Bean, Alyssa R Greenhouse, Henry H Yu, Edward D Arrington, Richard J Friedman, Josef K Eichinger
BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic examination of the tendon has been described as the "gold standard" for diagnosis of tendinitis of the long head of the biceps (LHB). An arthroscopic finding of an inflamed and hyperemic LHB within the bicipital groove has been described as the "lipstick sign." Studies evaluating direct visualization in diagnosis of LHB tendinitis are lacking. METHODS: During a 1-year period, 363 arthroscopic shoulder procedures were performed, with 16 and 39 patients prospectively selected as positive cases and negative controls, respectively...
March 27, 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28357514/angiographic-study-of-the-clinical-liaison-of-drug-eluting-stent-and-paclitaxel-eluting-balloon-in-unifocal-side-branch-ostium-stenosis-asclepius
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Man-Hong Jim, Eugene Brian Wu, Chi-Yuen Chan, Ka-Lam Wong, Raymond Chi-Yan Fung, Kai-Hang Yiu
A reliable stenting strategy for treating isolated side branch (SB) ostium stenosis is not well established. The purpose of this study was to examine the 6-month angiographic outcome of a novel technique, called the shoulder technique, on this lesion subtype. Symptomatic patients with isolated SB ostium stenosis, defined as ≥75% diameter stenosis at SB ostium and <50% diameter stenosis in main vessel (MV), were treated with paclitaxel-eluting balloon in MV and drug-eluting stent in SB using the shoulder technique...
March 29, 2017: Heart and Vessels
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28351553/performance-assessment-of-arthroscopic-rotator-cuff-repair-and-labral-repair-in-a-dry-shoulder-simulator
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Tim Dwyer, Rachel Schachar, Tim Leroux, Massimo Petrera, Jeffrey Cheung, Rachel Greben, Patrick Henry, Darrell Ogilvie-Harris, John Theodoropoulos, Jaskarndip Chahal
PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of dry models to assess performance of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (RCR) and labral repair (LR). METHODS: Residents, fellows, and sports medicine staff performed an arthroscopic RCR and LR on a dry model. Any prior RCR and LR experience was noted. Staff surgeons assessed participants by use of task-specific checklists, the Arthroscopic Surgical Skill Evaluation Tool (ASSET), and a final overall global rating. All procedures were video recorded and were scored by a fellow blinded to the year of training of each participant...
March 25, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28349211/shoulder-hemiarthroplasty-for-proximal-humeral-fractures-analysis-of-clinical-and-radiographic-outcomes-at-midterm-follow-up-a-series-of-51-patients
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Ph Valenti, D Aliani, Ch Maroun, J D Werthel, K Elkolti
Shoulder hemiarthroplasty has historically been the gold standard treatment for proximal humeral fractures not suitable to open reduction and internal fixation. In the last decades, reverse shoulder arthroplasty has gained more and more importance. Aim of this study is to retrospectively analyze subjective and objective outcomes of a group of consecutive patients. Fifty-one patients were evaluated with a mean follow-up of 18 months (range 12-60). For all the cases, the same surgical technique was performed in all cases...
April 2017: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
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