Three-dimensional in vivo kinematics of an osteoarthritic shoulder before and after total shoulder arthroplasty

Abstract

A case of a patient with glenohumeral joint arthritis is presented which demonstrated the three-dimensional shoulder motion before and after total shoulder arthroplasty. Pre-operative shoulder motion differed compared to normal controls, while post-operatively her glenohumeral-to-scapulothoracic motion ratios were restored to near normal ratios.

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Acknowledgments

This study was supported by NIH grants K01HD042491 and R03HD053399 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development or the National Institutes of Health. The authors would also like to thank Nicky Kangas RT, Cort J Cieminski PhD, PT, Mike McGinnity RN, and Kelley Kyle, CST/CFA for their assistance with various aspects of data collection and analysis for this work.

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Braman, J.P., Thomas, B.M., LaPrade, R.F. et al. Three-dimensional in vivo kinematics of an osteoarthritic shoulder before and after total shoulder arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18, 1774–1778 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-010-1167-4

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Keywords

  • Glenohumeral joint
  • Scapula
  • Biomechanics