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Reverse geometry replacement

Duncan J. Watkinson and Pascal Boileau

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.004013

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Reverse geometry replacement

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RSR provides a unique tool for patients with cuff tear arthropathy

RSR is a useful tool for fractures, tumours, and revision of shoulder replacements

However RSR comes with specific complications such as scapular notching and acromial fractures

The 10 year results of RSR show that prosthetic loosening is no more frequent than with anatomical prostheses.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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