Joint replacements are very successful surgical procedures. Hip and knee replacements are most common, but shoulder replacements are common to! In a joint replacement, the damaged ends of the bones that form a joint are prepared to receive artificial parts that allow painless movement. Joint replacement is technically known as “arthroplasty” (from Greek “árthrosi” (άρθρωση) … More Reverse Shoulder Replacement: What You Need to Know
Each human bone has such unique shape, perfectly designed by nature for its function. Alteration of normal bone shapes can lead to unpleasant deformities, loss of function and pain. Most commonly, abnormally shaped bones are the consequence of fractures or problems during development. When bones are fractured and displaced, they may heal or unite with … More Did You Know That Some Surgeons Use Three-Dimensional Printing of Bones For Accurate Correction of Shoulder and Elbow Deformities?
Shoulder replacement is a very successful procedure that provides pain relief and improved function to millions of people around the globe. However, like any surgery, complications occasionally occur, and infection is one possible complication after shoulder replacement. Since joint replacement involves implantation of prostheses, infection complicating replacement is called Periprosthetic (peri=around, prosthetic=implant) Joint Infection, or … More I Need A Two-Stage Shoulder Reimplantation: What Am I Getting Into?