However, we still off this procedure to highly motivated women after a thorough discussion of the risks and alternatives for managing their shoulder arthritis.
We recently had a two-year post surgery return visit from a female triathlete in her mid 60s, who before surgery was unable to compete and had this SST result:
And these radiographs, showing loss of joint space and a biconcave glenoid.
Two years after surgery she is back to her sport. Her SST results are:
Her two year films are shown below
She reports that her shoulder is continuing to improve with time.
See also this related post.