My Reverse Has Failed: Top Five Complications and How to Manage Them.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty implantation has increased dramatically over the past 4 decades since it was first introduced in France in 1985. It has greatly improved the ability to treat patients with cuff tear arthropathy, proximal humeral fractures, and osteoarthritis with severe bone loss. However, with the increased implementation of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, there has been a corresponding rise in complications. Five of the most common complications following reverse total shoulder arthroplasty are instability, scapular fractures, periprosthetic humeral fractures, glenoid baseplate loosening, and infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Levine, WN; Anakwenze, O; Frankle, MA; Keener, JD; Sanchez-Sotelo, J; Tashjian, RZ

Published Date

  • 2023

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 72 /

Start / End Page

  • 175 - 200

PubMed ID

  • 36534856

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0065-6895


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States