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Table 4 Clinical outcome evaluated at 3 months post-surgery

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

  All prosthesis (N = 35) SSCS (N = 17) TDP (N = 18) P value
Pain VAS 1.2 ± 1.4 1.2 ± 1.5 1.2 ± 1.4 0.89
SANE 75 ± 15 80 ± 11 70 ± 16 0.04
Forward elevation 119 ± 25 130 ± 22 109 ± 24 0.01
ER 20 ± 24 25 ± 27 15 ± 21 0.29
IR (median spinal level) L4 L1 L4 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