Shoulder surgery

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Shoulder surgery
Intervention
ICD-9-CM81.80-81.83, 81.23
 
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Shoulder surgery
Intervention
ICD-9-CM81.80-81.83, 81.23

The shoulder is the most complex and unstable joint in the body and it can get injured easily. Shoulder surgery is a means of treating injured shoulders. Many surgeries have been developed to repair the muscles, connective tissue, or damaged joints that can arise from traumatic or overuse injuries to the shoulder.

Dislocated shoulder[edit]

A dislocated shoulder can be treated with:

Separated shoulder[edit]

A separated shoulder can be treated with:

Sternoclavicular separation[edit]

Sternoclavicular separation can be treated.

Tendonitis, bursitis, and impingement syndrome[edit]

Tendonitis, bursitis, and impingement syndrome can be treated with tendon repair and the Mumford procedure or acromioplasty.

Rotator cuff tear[edit]

A rotator cuff tear can be treated with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Fracture[edit]

A shoulder fracture can be treated with open reduction internal fixation (ORIF).

Arthritis of the shoulder (glenohumeral joint)[edit]

Arthritis of the shoulder can be treated with total shoulder replacement, hemiarthroplasty (half a replacement), or a reverse shoulder implant (for arthritis with large rotator cuff tear).

Arthritis or osteolysis of the acromioclavicular joint[edit]

Arthritis or osteolysis of the acromioclavicular joint can be treated with the Mumford procedure (open or arthroscopic).

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