Current concepts of shoulder arthroplasty for radiologists: Part I - Epidemiology, history, preoperative imaging, and hemiarthroplasty

Jonelle M. Petscavage, Alice S. Ha, Felix S. Chew

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OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to provide a review of indications for shoulder arthroplasty, describe preoperative imaging assessment, present new and modified designs of shoulder arthroplasty, illustrate normal and abnormal postoperative imaging findings, and review key radiographic measurements. CONCLUSION. Knowledge of the physiologic purpose, orthopedic trends, imaging findings, and complications is important in assessing shoulder prostheses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)757-767
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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