Metabolic syndrome can increase complication rate after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

February 23, 2021

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Results showed patients with metabolic syndrome were more likely to have complications after reverse shoulder arthroplasty, despite no increase in complications, reoperation or revision surgery in primary shoulder arthroplasty.

Bradley S. Schoch, MD, and colleagues collected and classified data on 4,635 adults who underwent primary shoulder arthroplasty based on the presence or absence of metabolic syndrome, defined as the existence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and a minimum of two of the following diagnoses: hyperlipidemia, hypertension and BMI of 30 kg/m2 or greater within 1 year of surgery. Researchers compared demographics, complications, reoperation and revision surgery among patients with (n=714) vs…

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