4.2 of 24 Ratings
Which of the following patients would benefit most from a glenohumeral arthrodesis?
A 74-year-old man with AVN of the proximal humerus
A 24-year-old woman with recurrent instability after an arthroscopic procedure for multi-directional instability
A 30-year-old laborer with a paralysis of the deltoid and rotator cuff muscles
A 70-year-old patient with removal of an infected primary total shoulder arthroplasty
A 20-year-old man patient with cleidocranial dysostosis
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A 45-year-old man has paralysis of his deltoid and rotator cuff as the result of a motorcycle injury. His neurologic injury has not improved in the 5 years since the injury, but he does have some use of his hand and wrist. What is the most appropriate treatment?
Levator scapulae and rhomboid tendon transfer
Total shoulder replacement
Reverse total shoulder replacement
Latissimus dorsi transfer