Evolution of shoulder arthroplasty

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This article is devoted to the establishment and development of one of the most difficult areas of modern orthopedics, namely arthroplasty of the shoulder joint. We represent the evolution of views on this problem, stages of development and formation of the modern philosophy of replacement of the shoulder joint, constructive features of different shoulder joint implants and indications, which determine the selection of the type of arthroplasty.

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S. V. Maykov

Russian Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after R.R. Vreden

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Email: maykovsv@yandex.ru

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg


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