A 58 year old female presented with history of fall at home. She sustained injury to her right shoulder. She had a Previous history of IHD.

X ray of Right shoulder showed Four Part Right Proximal Humerus Fracture.


  • Age of the patient
  • Low Demand
  • Comminution
  • Osteoporosis
  • In view of the above factors HEMIARTHROPLASTY was offered to the patient.


  • Separation and preservation of Greater and Lesser Tuberosity
  • Modular Prosthesis for achieving perfect fit and tension
  • After the prosthesis was fit the tuberosity were fixed with each other and to the prosthesis
  • Bone graft from the head was packed at the Shaft Tuberosity junction
Dr. Kunal Shah

Dr. Kunal Shah

D(Ortho), D.N.B(Ortho), Fellow Joint Replacement(Germany)

Dr. Kunal Shah is the Director and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Ashutosh Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat. He has special interest in Joint Replacement and Complex Trauma Surgery. He is the pioneering surgeon for Partial Knee Replacement and Comprehensive Knee Care approach in Vadodara.

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