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Published online Sep 18, 2016 Christine C Johnson, Joseph N Liu, Joshua S Dines, David M Dines, Lawrence V Gulotta, Grant H Garcia, Department of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, United States
Many patients prioritize the ability to return to sports following shoulder replacement surgeries, including total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA), and hemiarthroplasty (HA). While activity levels after hip and knee replacements have been well-established in the literature, studies on this topic in the field of shoulder arthroplasty are relatively limited. A review of the literature regarding athletic activity after shoulder arthroplasty was performed using the PubMed database. ..
…The majority of patients returned to their prior level of activity within six months following TSA, RTSA, and shoulder HA. Noncontact, low demand activities are permitted by most surgeons postoperatively and generally have higher …
Interview with Dr. Kaplan, surgeon at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
Dr. Kaplan’s Website http://www.indianahandcenter.com/thomas_kaplan.html
Question: What is humoral resurfacing?
Answer: Basically it’s a procedure for arthritis of the shoulder joint. Similar to patients who have hip or knee replacement surgery, you can also have shoulder replacement surgery. What resurfacing indicates is that instead of cutting off the top of the bone and putting in an implant with an artificial ball, you just kind of shave away the outer surface of the bone and put in a metal cap. You replace part of the ball, which at one point had been normal but is now arthritic.
Note: This procedure is similar to Hip Resurfacing which is illustrated here http://www.surfacehippy.info/resurfacingvsthrillustration.php
Q: Why was an alternative to shoulder replacement surgery necessary?
A: The interesting thing is that with patients who are younger who have arthritis, …
Published on Feb 1, 2017 Shoulder resurfacing India Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam. American patient testimonial . A metal and biological resurfacing was done . Stem cells were used to coat the socket side of the shoulder and a metal prosthesis was used to cap the ball side. Visit www.shoulderindia.com for more shoulder information.
Shoulder resurfacing India. Shoulder resurfacing is a joint preservation procedure. In this procedure the surgeon just reams the ball at the top of the arm bone and positions a metal cap without chopping off the ball ( head of humerus). It is an useful in young patients as it preserves bone. It is useful in the following conditions leading to shoulder pain.
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Cuff tear arthropathy
- Avascular necrosis
- Traumatic defects of humeral head.
This procedure for this patient had an added stem cell innovation. In this procedure, the arm side of the joint was resurfaced with a …
Dr. Vijay C Bose performs the Recap Shoulder Resurfacing for a patient with inflammatory arthritis of the shoulder. This procedure gives excellent pain relief for arthritic conditions of the shoulder.
About Dr. Bose
Dr. Vijay C. Bose graduated from Madras Medical College in 1990, having secured the Lt. Col. Thayumunusamy Gold Medal in orthopaedics from the college during the final year. After completion of postgraduate studies (M.S Orthopaedics) from the university of Mangalore and D.NB (Orth) from the national board of examination, he gained practical experience in orthopaedics by working in various private institutions in India. He worked as Registrar in Apollo Hospital, Chennai and in Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore. In 1995, he commenced subspecialty training in hip surgery at Birmingham United Kingdom (UK) where he worked closely with Dr.Derek McMinn and Dr.Ronan Treacy the inventors …