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Case Study: Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis

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Glenohumeral osteoarthritis(OA) is characterized by degeneration of the articular cartilage, the humeral head and glenoid, and the subchondral bone as well as narrowing of the joint space. Primary osteoarthritis is relatively uncommon and occurs more frequently in women and patients over 60. It mainly occurs after injury to the area with chronic dislocations, large rotator cuff tears, superior labral tear from anterior to posterior, humeral head or neck fractures or avascular necrosis normally preceding the condition. Choice of surgical procedure The patient underwent a stemless shoulder arthroplasty. Stemless shoulder prosthesis’ were introduced as a new shoulder replacement system designed to reduce the potential risks associated with
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