Pearls and Tips in Shoulder Arthroplasty

Clin Orthop Surg. 2019 Sep;11(3):258-264. doi: 10.4055/cios.2019.11.3.258. Epub 2019 Aug 12.


There has been rapid evolution in new techniques and technology in shoulder arthroplasty. This has improved the efficiency of the procedures as well as expanded our ability to manage some of the most challenging cases. This article will review key aspects of patient evaluation, discuss key technical steps in primary anatomic and reverse arthroplasty, and lastly provide tips to facilitate revision surgery.

Keywords: Arthroplasty; Replacement; Shoulder.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Shoulder / methods
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Shoulder / standards*
  • Humans
  • Joint Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Joint Diseases / surgery*
  • Reoperation
  • Shoulder Injuries / surgery*
  • Shoulder Joint / surgery