Exposing the Glenoid in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

    Every orthopaedic surgeon who performs anatomic or reverse total shoulder arthroplasty knows the role good glenoid exposure plays in a successful procedure.

    At ICJR’s annual Shoulder Course in Las Vegas, 3 experienced shoulder surgeons – Matthew L. Ramsey, MD, from The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richard J. Friedman, MD, FRCSC, from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina; and Howard D. Routman, DO, from Atlantis Orthopaedics, Atlantis, Florida – shared their tips for obtaining adequate glenoid exposure.

    Click the images below to hear their comments.

    Exposing the glenoid

    Anatomic versus reverse shoulder arthroplasty

    Producer: Susan Doan-Johnson; Director and Post Production: Charles Maynard