Recommendation ID

What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of humeral hemiarthroplasty compared with conventional total shoulder replacement for adults aged under 60 having primary elective shoulder replacement for osteoarthritis with no rotator cuff tear?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Full details of the research recommendation are in evidence review N: shoulder replacement – intact rotator cuff.

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