Recommendation ID

In adults having primary elective shoulder replacement for pain and functional loss after a previous proximal humeral fracture (not acute trauma), what is the clinical and cost effectiveness of reverse total shoulder replacement compared with humeral hemiarthroplasty?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Full details of the research recommendation are in evidence review O: hemiarthroplasty – proximal humeral fracture.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder
Date issued
June 2020

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 01/06/2020