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Table 2 Preoperative outcomes

From: Subscapularis- and deltoid-sparing vs traditional deltopectoral approach in reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective case-control study

  All prosthesis (N = 35) SSCS approach (N = 17) TDP approach (N = 18) P
Pain VAS 6.9 ± 2.3 6.9 ± 1.9 6.8 ± 2.7 0.84
SANE 32 ± 19 37 ± 14 27 ± 22 0.12
Forward elevation 95 ± 50 111 ± 58 75 ± 31 0.04
ER 19 ± 20 20 ± 21 19 ± 18 0.9
IR (median spinal height) L4 L1 Sacrum 0.27
  1. ER external rotation, IR internal rotation, TDP traditional deltopectoral, SANE single shoulder numeric assessment, SSCS subscapularis and deltoid sparing, VAS visual analogue scale