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Total joint replacements are some of the most successful medical devices developed over the last fifty years. They enable millions of people to remain ambulatory and pain free, with minimal risk. In 2002, over 200,000 total hip replacements, 350,000 total knee replacements, and 25,000 total or partial shoulder replacements were performed in the United States (HCUP data). Future use will likely be even higher: it is estimated that by the year 2020, the population 65 and over in developed countries will increase by 71%. Existing studies do not provide adequate prospective data to evaluate long-term outcomes.
HSS is a world leader in total joint replacement including total shoulder arthroplasty. However, there is no systematic follow-up or evaluation of patients who have their shoulders replaced here.
The purpose of this study is to establish a prospective cohort of HSS total shoulder arthroplasty to evaluate predictors of outcome, causes of failure and to allow ongoing evaluation of the results of our patients over time.
Observational Model: Cohort
Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:36:15-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine the limited effectiveness of drains during Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Drains are used during joint arthroplasty procedures to decrease infection...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate reverse total shoulder arthroplasty patients preoperative objective measurements and operative objective measurements to determine if there is any ...
The objective of the study is a multi-center prospective registry to collect clinical outcomes of anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.
The aim of this observationnal post-marketing study is to provide additional information on the safety and effectiveness of Simpliciti™ system at 24 months post-shoulder arthroplasty , i...
The overall goal of the study is to determine if repairing the subscapularis tendon during primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty effects short-term patient outcomes. The study is a patient...
Changes over time in shoulder kinematics and function after reverse shoulder arthroplasty have not been reported. The purpose of this study was to compare shoulder kinematics and function at 6 month...
To compare outcomes after conversion of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) to reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) and a matched cohort.
The clinical significance of positive cultures in shoulder surgery remains unclear. This study determined the rate and characteristics of positive intraoperative cultures in a cohort of patients under...
It has been suggested that the utilization of joint arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is decreasing; however, this observation is largely based upon evidence pertaining to lower-...
The purpose of this study was to determine if clinical differences exist between closed drainage use in primary shoulder arthroplasty and postoperative complications. A retrospective review was perfor...
Replacement of the SHOULDER JOINT.
Replacement for a SHOULDER JOINT.
Also called the shoulder blade, it is a flat triangular bone, a pair of which form the back part of the shoulder girdle.
Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.
Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.
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