“ Shoulder Arthroplasty in Young ”
Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 6 | Issue 1 | Jan-Jun 2021 | page: 74-80 | Nagraj Shetty
Author: Nagraj Shetty 
 Consultant Arthroscopy, Shoulder, Knee preservation Surgeon Lilavati hospital Nanavati Superspeciality hospital Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Mumbai, India.
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Nagraj Shetty,
Orthopaedic Department, Nanavati Superspeciality Hospital, SV Road, Vile Parle west , Mumbai, India.
Background: Prosthetic shoulder replacement provides excellent pain relief and functional improvement for patients with shoulder arthritis. Total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis and reverse shoulder arthroplasty for cuff tear arthropathy remains the gold standard for the geriatric patient population. Poor long-term survivorship, implant failure (glenoid component loosening, and glenoid arthrosis), and functional deterioration requiring early revision surgery are major concerns of similar management in younger patients. Young patients prove as a major challenge to shoulder surgeons due to expected longer life expectancy, desire to pursue sports, and active lifestyle thereby placing excessive demands on their shoulder arthroplasty components. Alternative strategies for arthroplasty in young have been developed; however, there is presently no clear consensus, recommendations to guide clinicians toward management. This manuscript reviews the current concepts of shoulder arthroplasty in young patients.
Keywords: Shoulder, arthritis, arthroplasty, glenoid, total shoulder arthroplasty
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