Reverse shoulder tumor prosthesis resulted in stable shoulder joint

Researchers found treatment of patients with proximal humerus tumors using a reverse shoulder tumor prosthesis without the need for a proximal humeral allograft resulted in a stable shoulder joint and functionally satisfying results.

Between 2012 and 2014, researchers retrospectively evaluated information for 10 patients with malignant proximal humerus tumors who underwent arthroplasty with a reverse shoulder tumor prosthesis and had a mean follow-up of 18.2 months.


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