Current Surgical Treatment Options of Rheumatoid Shoulder

Aydin N., Aslan L., Lehtinen J., Hamuryudan V.

CURRENT RHEUMATOLOGY REVIEWS, vol.14, no.3, pp.200-212, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease with destructive pattern. Patients are suffering from pain and decreased functional outcome as the disease progress. Certain joints are widely discussed in the literature as well as shoulder girdle, but shoulder girdle surgical treatment options' indications and superiorities to each other were not compared entirely.