Constrained fixed-fulcrum reverse shoulder arthroplasty improves functional outcome in epileptic patients with recurrent shoulder instability
Tanujan Thangarajah, Deborah Higgs, J I L Bayley, Simon M Lambert, the Shoulder and Elbow Service, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore HA7 4LP, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Thangarajah T contributed to data collection, data analysis, and manuscript preparation; Higgs D, Bayley JIL and Lambert SM carried out surgeries and critical analysis of manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Tanujan Thangarajah, Specialist Trainee Year 5, the Shoulder and Elbow Service, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore HA7 4LP, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 12, 2016
Peer-review started: January 14, 2016
First decision: February 29, 2016
Revised: May 4, 2016
Accepted: May 7, 2016
Article in press: May 9, 2016
Published online: July 18, 2016