Shoulder Instrumentation

Instruments and Hardware

Clinician:   Andrew Pearle, MD
Engineers:  Darrick Lo, MEng; Joseph Lipman, MS

Shoulder hemiarthroplasty is commonly used to treat patients with glenohumeral joint arthrosis. Patient specific instruments carry surfaces and features that facilitate implantation and correct alignment of shoulder implant components. The surgeon uses the instruments to align and direct surgical cuts, to prepare the patient to receive standard or reverse joint implant components.

Legal Status:  Patent Issued (US 9,579,106)

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