There are many different types of instrumentation available for 3-D CT preoperative planning of total shoulder arthroplasty. Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeons compare the accuracy of glenoid implant placement with the use of standard and patient-specific instrumentation.
How personal responsibility and commitment improve integration of hospitals into a health system. A conversation with Joseph Iannotti, MD, PhD, Chief of Staff for the growing Cleveland Clinic Florida region.
The Walch classification is the most frequently utilized method for defining glenohumeral pathology in osteoarthritis. Adding two new glenoid types increases inter-rater reliability and offers a more reproducible system.
Reverse total shoulder replacement is the best option for patients failing nonoperative management of severe arthritis and a large rotator cuff tear, particularly in patients who are in their 60s or older.