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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tischer, T; Rose, T; Imhoff, AB 
Title:
The reverse shoulder prosthesis for primary and secondary treatment of proximal humeral fractures: a case report. 
Abstract:
Humeral head fractures are very common among elderly people, often requiring shoulder arthroplasty. One requirement for good function after shoulder arthroplasty is an intact or at least reparable rotator cuff. In patients with multifractured and or osteoporotic tuberosities, refixation leads to the potential risk of redislocation and resorption of the tuberosities or coexisting irreparable rotator cuff tears lead to a high failure rate after implantation of traditional fracture prosthesis, wher...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
128 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
973-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0936-8051 
TUM Institution:
die