Written by an international group of renowned shoulder surgeons, this book is the most comprehensive, current reference devoted to revision and complex shoulder arthroplasty. The first section thoroughly explains the circumstances under which implants can fail and the details involved in assessing the problems in failed shoulder arthroplasty. The second section describes techniques for revision shoulder arthroplasty, including techniques for both anatomic reconstruction and reverse arthroplasty and the role of arthroscopy in revision surgery. The third section focuses on specific issues for various specialized types of shoulder reconstruction requiring prosthetic arthroplasty. More than 400 illustrations complement the text.