Shoulder Arthroplasty with the Ideal Length Humeral Stem

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    In a procedure broadcast to attendees at ICJR’s 8th Annual Shoulder Course, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD, from Mayo Clinic, performs an anatomic shoulder arthroplasty on a 71-year-old male patient with primary glenohumeral osteoarthritis in his left shoulder.

    The patient reports pain of 6/10 and has a subjective shoulder value of 60%. He has elevation of 130°, external rotation of 60°, internal rotation to L1, and normal strength.

    Click the Surgery Spotlight logo above to watch the procedure.

    Originally published March 19, 2020.

    Disclosures: Dr. Sanchez-Sotelo has disclosed that he is a paid consultant for Exactech; that he receives royalties and research support and is a paid speaker for Styker; and that he is a paid consultant and paid speaker for Wright Medical Technology.