The Surgical Approaches for Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • J. C. Scheffer
Conference paper


Although the delto-pectoral approach is the most common approach used to insert a shoulder prosthesis, some surgeons still prefer to use superior approaches. Details of the different techniques are given to provide the best exposure possible.


Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Shoulder Arthroplasty Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Axillary Nerve 
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