What is Shoulder arthroplasty (left)?

Category: Surgeries


Generic name: Shoulder arthroplasty

Shoulder arthroplasty, also called shoulder replacement surgery, is usually done only after more conservative treatments (such as physical therapy, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications) have failed. The surgery is done to replace the bones of the shoulder joint with artificial joint parts.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Shoulder arthroplasty (left)

Side effect Patients
Limited range of motion 2


Currently having Shoulder arthroplasty (left)

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Shoulder arthroplasty (left)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
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Cost per month
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$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
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