Challenge of the Week / Shoulder & Elbow / 10.02.2020

Which of the following is a risk factor for developing a scapular fracture after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty?
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otto, et al. showed that osteoporosis is a significant predictor of reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

 

    • Male sex
    • Female sex is associated with scapular spine fracture.

 

    • Grammont-style implant
    • No implant type is linked to scapular spine fracture.

 

    • Dominant arm
    • There is no evidence that links the dominant arm to scapular fracture.

     

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