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2018 Mar

JSES Open Access



Safety and patient satisfaction of outpatient shoulder arthroplasty.


Leroux TS, Zuke WA, Saltzman BM, Go B, Verma NN, Romeo AA, Hurst J, Forsythe B
JSES Open Access. 2018 Mar; 2(1):13-17.
PMID: 30675561.


There is increasing interest in outpatient shoulder arthroplasty (SA); however, the clinical evidence behind this practice is sparse. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety of outpatient SA performed in an ambulatory surgery center and to determine patient factors that are associated with increased risk for perioperative complications or dissatisfaction.