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glenoid

[′gle‚nȯid]
(anatomy)
A smooth, shallow, socketlike depression, particularly of the skeleton.
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The labrum is the soft tissue situated between the humerus and the glenoid and helps stabilize the shoulder.
The glenoid rim has a notch in its superior and anterior part (3).
Researchers are highly focused on incorporating constantly changing cutting edge technology in different types of prosthetics, such as glenoid fossa prosthesis, to enable people with any such disability lead a normal life, which could in turn translate into growth in glenoid fossa prosthesis market.
Contraction of these muscles compresses the humeral head against the glenoid and serves to stabilize this articulation.
Anterior shoulder dislocations not only lead to soft tissue injuries such as labrum, joint capsule and rotator cuff tears, but also sometimes to glenoid cavity bone losses.
A collection parallel to the shape of the bony glenoid and extending medially is probably a normal structure, whereas a collection that turns in a lateral direction into the substance of the labrum is most likely a tear.
Arthrosurface is somewhat of a veteran in the American market, having introduced the OVO Primary Stemless Shoulder (with a polyethylene inlay glenoid) in 2009; Wright Medical Group N.V.
The distinctive characteristics noted are the lateral orientation of the glenoid cavity, wide acromion that projects laterally above a horizontally oriented glenoid cavity and a narrow coracoacromial arch.
The company said the stemless total shoulder system provides the surgeon with an approach that results in increased exposure to the glenoid, minimises bone removal and is designed for patients with painful and/or severely disabled shoulder joints resulting from arthritis, traumatic events or AVN.
Musculoskeletal company Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH)( SIX:ZBH) stated on Monday that it has completed the first surgical case with its US FDA approved Comprehensive Augmented Baseplate in a patient with glenoid defects undergoing shoulder reconstruction.
The Comprehensive Augmented Baseplate complements the Company's Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System by offering an alternative to bone grafting and eccentric reaming for patients with glenoid defects undergoing shoulder reconstruction.