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How common are shoulder replacements?

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How common are shoulder replacements?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,Nowadays, total shoulder replacement is becoming a common procedure with severe arthritic damage of the joint.When medical therapy fails including steroid injections, then total shoulder replacement should be considered.The success rate is high atleast 72% or above.There is significant improvement in pain, movement and quality of life.Hence, that should be a good option for you. It was my pleasure to help you today. Dr BasuIf I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the smiley faces) under this chat box only.Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions! Dr BasuThis is the link to my profile: http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/

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