J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2020 Dec 9;29(12):2571-2577. Epub 2020 Jun 9.
Fondren Orthopedic Group, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX, USA; Fondren Orthopedic Research Institute (FORI), Houston, TX, USA; Texas Education and Research Foundation for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Inc. (TERFSES), Houston, TX, USA.
Background: Glenoid component malpositioning and glenoid component retroversion have been associated with higher rates of radiolucencies, raising concerns about its implications on glenoid loosening and ultimate failure of anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA). Although there is literature regarding the relative advantages of techniques to address posterior glenoid bone loss, we are not aware of studies comparing outcomes of TSA on these challenging Walch type B2 glenoids vs. more common A1 glenoids. Read More