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Glenohumeral Degenerative Disease: Osteoarthritis

The Problem Degenerative osteoarthritis (OA) of the glenohumeral joint may be a primary, idiopathic process. However, it can also be secondary to a number of inciting factors including post-traumatic, previous capsulorrhaphy, chondrolysis from intra-articular pain pumps, hardware complication, persistent instability, and developmental problems that accelerate the degenerative process. Although both OA and inflammatory arthropathies such…

Loose Bodies of the Elbow Joint

Loose Bodies of the Elbow Joint Intra-articular loose bodies are one of the most common indications for surgery of the elbow. Rather than open arthrotomy of the joint, arthroscopic removal of the loose bodies has gained significant popularity as it significantly reduces surgical morbidity and allows for a more rapid return to function. Although most…

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