These authors carried out a retrospective multicenter research for all sufferers aged 60 years or much less present process both hemiarthroplasty (HA) or whole shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) for main glenohumeral osteoarthritis with a minimal of 24-month follow-up.
A few of the scientific outcomes at closing followup had been higher for the sufferers having whole shoulder arthroplasty.
A complete of 202 sufferers with a imply age of 55.three years (vary, 36-60 years) underwent TSA with a imply follow-up of 9 years (vary, 2-24.7 years). Revision arthroplasty was carried out in 33 (16.three%) shoulders, with glenoid failure related to the revision in 29 shoulders (88%). TSA survivorship evaluation demonstrated 95% freed from revision at 5 years, 83% at 10 years, and 60% at 20-year follow-up.
A complete of 31 sufferers with a imply age of 52.5 years (vary, 38-60 years)(considerably youthful than the TSA group p = .zero03) underwent HA with a imply followup of eight.7 years (vary, 2-21.four years). Revision arthroplasty was carried out in 5 (16.1%) shoulders, with glenoid erosion because the trigger for revision in four shoulders (80%). HA survivorship evaluation demonstrated 84% free from revision at 5 years and 79% on the closing follow-up.
Of the sufferers handled with TSA, 10 (5%) required a reoperation and 33 (16.three%) required a revision
shoulder arthroplasty. Of the sufferers handled with HA, four (12.9%) required a reoperation and 5 (16.1%) required revision shoulder arthroplasty.
Remark: That is an attention-grabbing research. Extra data could be useful. For instance, the explanations for selecting a TSA or a HA aren’t supplied. Moreover it’s not clear that the shoulders had been comparable, for instance the glenoid varieties aren’t supplied for the 2 teams. It’s potential that the tougher glenoid varieties (B2, B3) had been managed with HA due to difficulties inserting a glenoid part.
We additionally should not have particulars on the kind of genoid elements used or whether or not reaming of the glenoid was carried out within the HA group to distribute the load from the humeral implant.