Risk Factors for Early Dislocation after RTSA

Obesity, sex, prior surgeries are among indicators

Terry Stanton

Male patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 who have had previous shoulder surgeries are at higher risk for early dislocation after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA), according to a study presented during the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) 2013 Specialty Day session on shoulder trauma and arthroplasty.

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