Reverse Shoulder Replacement

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In this video, Syed Ashfaq Hasan, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedics and chief of the UMMC Shoulder and Elbow program, talks about the indications for reverse shoulder arthroplasty/replacement a type of shoulder replacement utilized when an individual has a massive, irreparable rotator cuff tear. This massive tear can be seen as part of the natural aging process or in the setting of a prior, failed surgery, including failed shoulder replacement. Dr. Hasan reviews the anatomy and biomechanics, as well as the surgical technique and outcomes of reverse shoulder arthroplasty.


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