Shoulder replacement is a very successful procedure. Once recovery after surgery is complete, most individuals who have undergone shoulder replacement feel no or very little pain; typically, good use of the shoulder is restored as well. However, a small number of patients continue to experience shoulder pain without a clear explanation after an otherwise successful … More To Be (Infected) or Not To Be (Infected): That is one question when shoulder replacement fails!
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?