Shoulder resurfacing India, a joint preservation procedure

Shoulder resurfacing India is a joint preservation procedure. In this procedure the surgeon just roughens the ball at the top of the arm and positions a metal cap without chopping it off. It is thus useful in young patients with severe arthritis of the shoulder joint. It is useful in the following conditions leading to shoulder pain.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteo-arthritis
  • Cuff tear arthropathy
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Traumatic defects of humeral head.

In this procedure for this patient, the arm side of the joint was resurfaced with a metal prosthesis. The socket side was resurfaced with a stem cell gell as a biological resurfacing. This biological option by avoiding a plastic component will increase the longevity of the joint. Plastics wear out and these wear particles lead to loosening of the joint and a revision. Biological procedures like the one done here will thus preserve a natural or artificial joint for a longer time.

This procedure was done for an American patient in this video. His pain has been relieved and he is very happy with the results.
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Stem cell shoulder treatment India

Stem cell shoulder treatment India

Stem cell shoulder treatment India. This patient had shoulder arthritis and needed a shoulder replacement. As he is young, a total shoulder replacement would have been drastic. A bone preserving shoulder resurfacing was preferred. A weak link in shoulder replacements/ resurfacing is plastic wear from the socket. The plastic component used on the socket side is the usual cause of failure in a shoulder replacement. Hence it was decided to resurface the socket side with a stem cell technique. Stem cells were harvested from the bone marrow and processed into a glue. This stem cell glue was pasted on the glenoid and it set in ten minutes. The ball was resurfaced with a metal prosthesis.
Listen to his testimonial here.

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