He elected a total shoulder arthroplasty with a standard glenoid component with impaction grafting of the humeral component. The arthroplasty was carried out without a specific attempt to change glenoid version.
He returned for routine followup at 2.5 years after surgery with full shoulder function and the x-rays below
His AP view shows bony integration into the central peg and no evidence of lucent lines around his glenoid component.
He allowed us to take a short movie of his shoulder function two and one half years after surgery.
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