J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2021 Nov 18. Epub 2021 Nov 18.
From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL (Marigi, Crowe, and Schoch), Exactech Inc (Tams), Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation (King and Wright), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hopital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne-Billancourt, France (Werthel), and the Department of Orthopaedics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (Friedman and Eichinger).
Introduction: Rotator cuff repair (RCR) is commonly performed before reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) with conflicting evidence on the effect on arthroplasty outcomes. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effect of a prior RCR on the outcomes and complications of primary RSA.
Methods: Between 2007 and 2017, 438 RSAs performed in patients with a prior RCR and 876 case-matched controls were identified from a multicenter database. Read More