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17 Aug 2010

Orthopaedics -Hemiarthoplasty
I had a hemi some 3 months ago and the tubero-sities are not attached and I don''t have a rotator cuff any more   what will be the prognosis as regards the future use of my right arm? Many thanks, Louis.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Louis,

If the r
tuberosities are not attached and the rotator cuff is absent your function will not improve. You don't mention your age but for older people with this problem we suggest the implantation of a Reverse prosthesis . You may look at our website : www.shoulderinstitute.co.za for more information
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