Shoulder arthroplasty (overview)

Dr Jeremy Jones and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Shoulder arthroplasties are a common procedure, being third in joint replacements after knees and hips, and are used to treat a number of conditions, although the most common indication is osteoarthritis 1. There are a number of types of shoulder arthroplasties:

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  • Case 1: reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
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  • Case 2: shoulder hemiarthroplasty
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  • Case 3: shoulder resurfacing arthroplasty
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