Shoulder
1. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty is Superior to Hemiarthroplasty for Cuff Tear Arthropathy with Preserved Motion

Jonathan D. Barlow; Grant Jamgochian; Zachary Wells; Dexter Kenneth Bateman; Amber A. Schmerfeld; Joseph A. Abboud; Gerald R. Williams

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 75-82

Abstract
  Background: It is unclear whether hemiarthroplasty (HA) or reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RS) are superior for patientswith cuff tear arthropathy (CTA) and preserved preoperative motion (elevation >90˚).Methods: This was a retrospective, single institution study. Patients who underwent RSA or HA ...  Read More

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2. Humeral-sided Radiographic Changes Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Tyler J. Broiln; Ryan M. Cox; John G. Horneff; Surena Namdari; Joseph A. Abboud; Kristen Nicholson; Matthew L. Ramsey

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 50-57

Abstract
  Background: We sought to characterize humeral-sided radiographic changes at a minimum of 2 years after reverseshoulder arthroplasty (RSA) to determine their association with specific implantation techniques.Methods: The immediate and most recent postoperative anteroposterior radiographs of 120 shoulders ...  Read More

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3. Gorham-Stout Disease of the Shoulder: Clinical, Pathologic and Therapeutic Considerations

Mohamad Y. Fares; Jawad Fares; Youssef Fares; Joseph A Abboud

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Background: Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) is a rare skeletal disorder characterized by massive osteolysis of a bony area in the body. When it hits the shoulder, the patient is faced with a debilitating limitation in terms of motion, stability and quality of life. GSD etiology and pathology are unknown and, ...  Read More

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4. Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilization Based on Race - Are Black Patients Underrepresented?

Jeffrey D. Tompson; Usman A. Syed; Eric M. Padegimas; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 484-492

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to analyze national and institutional trends in shoulder arthroplasty utilization basedon patient race.Methods: The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) was employed to determine racial trends in shoulder arthroplastyutilization at a national level. An institutional database ...  Read More

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5. Comparison of Asymmetric Reaming versus a Posteriorly Augmented Component for Posterior Glenoid Wear and Retroversion: A Radiographic Study

Jia-Wei Kevin Ko; Usman Ali Syed; Jonathan D. Barlow; Scott Paxton; Bryan J. Loeffler; Ocean Thakar; Grant Jamgochian; Joseph Abboud; Charles L. Getz; Gerald R. Williams

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 307-313

Abstract
  Background: Managing posterior glenoid wear and retroversion remains a challenge in shoulder arthroplasty.Correcting glenoid version through asymmetric reaming (AR) with placement of a standard glenoid component and theuse of posteriorly augmented glenoid (PAG) components are two methods used to address ...  Read More

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6. Reconstruction of Acute Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Dislocations with or without Tendon Graft: a Retrospective Comparative Study

Brian K. Lee; Grant C. Jamgochian; Usman Ali M. Syed; Charles L. Getz; Christopher C. Dodson; Surena Namdari; Matthew L. Ramsey; Gerald R. Williams; Joseph A. Abboud; Mark D. Lazarus

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 239-245

Abstract
  Background: Reconstructions of acute acromioclavicular (AC) dislocations have been thought to result in superioroutcomes than chronic dislocations. The use of tendon graft in reconstructions has demonstrated favorablebiomechanical properties. To determine whether utilizing tendon graft during repair ...  Read More

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7. Evaluating Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: The Relative Impact of Patient Age, Activity Level, Symptoms, and Kellgren-Lawrence Grade on Treatment

Adam Schumaier; Joseph Abboud; Brian Grawe; J. Gabriel Horneff; Charles Getz; Gerald Williams; Matthew Ramsey; Surena Namdari; Anthony Romeo; Gregory Nicholson; Jay Keener; Richard Friedman; Ed Yian; Stephanie Muh; Ruth Delaney; Randall Otto; William Levine; JT Tokish; Jack Kazanjian; Joshua Dines; Andrew Green; Scott Paxton; Brody Flanagin; Samer Hasan; Scott Kaar; Anthony Miniaci; Frances Cuomo

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 151-160

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  Background: It is not always clear how to treat glenohumeral osteoarthritis, particularly in young patients. The goals ofthis study were to 1) quantify how patient age, activity level, symptoms, and radiographic findings impact the decisionmakingof shoulder specialists and 2) evaluate the observer reliability ...  Read More

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8. Physician Rating Websites: an Analysis of Physician Evaluation and Physician Perception

Usman A. Syed; Daniel Acevedo; Alexa C. Narzikul; Wade Coomer; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 136-142

Abstract
  Background: The goal of this study was to evaluate current physician ratings websites (PRWs) to determine whichfactors correlated to higher physician scores and evaluate physician perspective of PRWs.Methods: This study evaluated two popular websites, Healthgrades.com and Vitals.com, to gather information ...  Read More

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9. The Perioperative Impact of Surgical Case Order in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

John G. Horneff; Usman Ali Syed; Adam Seidl; Jessica Britton; Gerald Williams; Joseph Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 12-18

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine a correlation between surgical case order and the length ofoperative time, total length of time in the operating room, time until discharge from the hospital, and the incidence ofintraoperative complications for primary total shoulder arthroplasty ...  Read More

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10. Short-Term Results of the DePuy Global Unite Platform Shoulder System: A Two-Year Outcome Study

Gary F. Updegrove; Thema A. Nicholson; Surena Namdari; Gerald R. Williams; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 353-358

Abstract
  Background: The Global Unite Shoulder System is the next generation of implant from the Depuy Global Shoulderline. The primary feature of the Global Unite is adaptability through the interchangeable modular bodies, modular suturecollars, and stems. Short-term functional and radiographic outcomes of the ...  Read More

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11. Preoperative Sterilization Preparation of the Shoulder: A Comparative Study Evaluating Gauze Sponge and Commercially Available Applicator Prep Stick

Usman Syed; Adam J. Seidl; Ryan A. Hoffman; Justin Bianchini; Pedro Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 34-38

Abstract
  Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) remains a concern in shoulder surgery, especially during arthroplasty. Whilemany studies have explored the characteristics and efficacy of different sterilizing solutions, no study has evaluated themethod of application. The purpose of this study was to compare ...  Read More

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12. Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetic Patients Following Corticosteroid Injections into the Subacromial Space of the Shoulder

Alexander w. Aleem; Usman Ali M. Syed; Thema Nicholson; Charles L. Getz; Surena Namdari; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 315-321

Abstract
  Background: Corticosteroid injections are used to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions with the goal of decreasingpain and inflammation. Administration of systemic or local corticosteroids risks temporarily increasing blood glucoselevels, especially diabetic patients. The purpose of this study is ...  Read More