Shoulder replacement surgery the damaged part of shoulder are removed and replaced with artificial components called prosthesis. The shoulder replacement surgery included replacing the ends of the damaged upper arm bone and the shoulder bone with the artificial surface lined with plastic or metal and plastic shoulder joint components may be held in place with cement.
How shoulder replacement is done?
The top end of the your upper arm bone is shaped like a ball. Muscles and ligaments hold this ball against a cup shaped part of the shoulder bone. Surgeons at Rathi hospital ahmedabad usually replace the top of the upper arm bone with a long metal price inserted into upper arm bone that has a rounded head. If the cup-shaped surface of your shoulder bone that cradles
your upper arm bone is also damaged doctor smooth it and then cap it with a plastic and metal plastic.
Why shoulder replacement done?
Elbow replacement surgery damaged the parts of the humorous and ulna bones are replaced with artificial components made up the a metal and plastic hinge with two metal stems. Total elbow arthroplasty or elbow replacement is a surgery that restores mobility and reduces pain in patients having damaged elbow joints. The damaged can be from traumatic injury or from a disease like rheumatoid arthritis.
How replacement is done?
During the elbow replacement surgery our surgeon at Rathi hospital in ahmedabad removes damaged tissue and parts of the two arm bones the humorous and the ulna meeting at elbow joint .once the tissues and the bone is removed the elbow joint is replaced with an artificial joint called prosthesis. The prosthesis consists of two implants that are attached to the inside of the ulna and the humorous; the prosthesis is joined using a metal and plastic hinge. There are various types of implants available that fit joints of varying size. Elbow replacement is relatively uncommon but it is similar to hip and knee replacement