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Table 5 Failed uncemented Nottingham TSR prostheses in Group 2 (patients operated in 1994 – 97) according to their mode of failure

From: Improvements in survival of the uncemented Nottingham Total Shoulder prosthesis: a prospective comparative study

Component Mode of Failure
  Loosening Infection Malposition: bearing failure/head dislocation, stem malposition
Glenoid 8 (OA = 4, RA = 2, 2ndary OA = 2) 0 7 [OA = 4, 2ndary OA = 3]
Humeral 0 0 2 [2ndary OA = 2]
  1. OA = osteoarthritis, RA = rheumatoid arthritis