shoulder arthrodesis

shoulder arthrodesis

fusion of the glenohumeral joint.
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Thirteen months after the initial injury, with no clinical or electromyographic evidence of recovery, the patient underwent transhumeral amputation and shoulder arthrodesis (Figure 9).
He is most satisfied with the stable shoulder arthrodesis and amputation, because he no longer dislocates his shoulder and the flail arm no longer gets in his way.