AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Program Details

Course Highlights

Watch pre-recorded lectures in advance, then tune in on November 7 for interactive sessions led by expert faculty.

PRE-RECORDED SESSIONS– Available October 30

  • Indications
  • 10 Steps to Successful Arthroplasty Exposure
  • Subscapularis Sparing Approach
  • When to Use a Stemless
  • Reverse TSA Biomechanics
  • Technical Pearls for Reverse TSA
  • Reverse TSA for Failed Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Postoperative Rehabilitation and Activity
  • Reverse TSA for Acute Fracture



  • Managing the Subscapularis in Anatomic and Reverse TSA
  • Perioperative Management
  • Pre-Operative Planning
  • Management of the Infected Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Management of Massive Glenoid Bone Loss in Primary and
  • Revision Setting


  • Irreparable Rotator Cuff
  • Complications of Reverse TSA
  • Outpatient Shoulder Arthroplasty

Case Debates

  • Hemi vs. TSA
  • Anatomic TSA vs. Reverse TSA
  • Reverse Prosthesis Design


  • Managing the Glenoid A-E
  • Bundled Payments, Episodes of Care, Billing and Coding

Faculty Surgical Demonstrations

  • Primary Anatomic TSA
    • Deltopectoral Approach, Subscapularis Management, Glenoid Instrumentation
    • Humeral Instrumentation
    • Subscap Repair
  • Reverse TSA for Fracture
  • Tuberosity Reconstruction

All content will be recorded and available for 90 days following the event.

Who Should Attend?

Orthopaedic surgeons who want to expand their approaches for anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. 

Participate with your PA for a unique opportunity to learn together and strengthen your performance as a team!

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