PROGNOSTIC FACTORS (SMOKING)
Moderate evidence suggests that smoking is associated with inferior post-operative outcomes.
Management of Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis
Endorsed by: ASES, AOSSM, ASSET, ACR
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