Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Cuff Arthropathy

  • Patrick J. McMahon


Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty can diminish pain and improve function in those with a massive rotator cuff tear and osteoarthritis (i.e., cuff arthropathy). This case highlights the steps of treatment with reverse TSA. Patient selection, surgical exposure, and correct placement of the prosthesis are important for best chances of long-term success.


Shoulder Cuff arthropathy Rotator cuff tear Osteoarthritis Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Department of Bioengineering, University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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