PROGNOSTIC FACTORS (PRE-OPERATIVE FUNCTION)
Moderate quality evidence suggests that, while both higher and lower pre-operative functioning patients with glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis will likely experience improvement following arthroplasty, patients with higher pre-operative function may experience less functional improvement.
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