Session: Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shoulder Arthroplasty


Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), is a surgical operation which used to substitute the diseased or damaged ball and socket joint of the shoulder with a prosthesis. Indications for TSA includes: osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, osteonecrosis and posttraumatic degenerative joint disease. Shoulder Arthroplasty provides predictable pain relief to restore functional capacity, comfort and to add significant improvements in motion. Comparing to other techniques total shoulder arthroplasty provides complete improvement of the function of shoulder with arthritis.

·         Clinical Cause for TSA
·         Risks and Complications
·         Surgical Considerations