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Effect of Preoperative Fatty Degeneration of the Deltoid and the Teres Minor Muscles on the Clinical Outcome after Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2015, pp.138-143
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2015.18.3.138
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Effect of Preoperative Fatty Degeneration of the Deltoid and the Teres Minor Muscles on the Clinical Outcome after Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Moon, Sung-Hoon; Nam, Woo-Dong; Rheu, Chang-Hyun; Lee, Jae-Woo;
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Background: To evaluate the effect of preoperative fatty degeneration of deltoid and teres minor muscles on the clinical outcome in patient with reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA). Methods: Nineteen patients with RTSA were enrolled. The mean follow-up period was 16.1 months. The fatty degeneration of three distinct parts in each deltoid and the teres minor muscle was measured using a preoperative magnetic resonance imaging. Postoperatively, the muscle strengths for forward elevation (FE), abduction (Abd), and external rotation (ER) were measured using a myometer at the last follow-up. The parameters for clinical outcome were Constant Score (CS) and Korean Shoulder Score (KSS). Results: The number of cases was 10 in group 1 and 9 in group 2. The strength of FE and Abd were significantly higher in group 1 (p<0.001 and p<0.001, respectively), and the strength of ER was not different significantly between two groups (p
Massive rotator cuff tear;Cuff tear arthropathy;Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty;Deltoid fatty degeneration;Teres minor fatty degeneration;
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