Dr. Löwe´s solution
with the LINK Embrace Shoulder System

Patient case from Kiel, Germany

Dr. Jörg Löwe

Senior Principal Surgeon of the EndoProthetikZentrum der Maximalversorgung
Lubinus Clinicum
Kiel, Germany


  • 73-year-old female patient

  • Omarthrosis

  • Cuff tear arthropathy

  • Reduced bone quality

  • Suffering from pain for many years

  • Limited elevation and rotation


Implantation of the LINK Embrace

  • Cemented Humeral Standard Stem

  • Reverse Glenoid Baseplate with the TrabecuLink structure for bone integration with central and peripheral screws

  • Neutral glenosphere 39 mm diameter with good inferior overhang


  • Excellent primary stability

  • Good ROM

  • Good pain relief

  • Optimal soft tissue tension due to selection of appropriate components (neutral glenosphere, reverse insert height 0)


Dr. Miguel A. Ruiz Ibán

Patient Case from
Madrid, Spain

»My first impression of Embrace was that although it looks new, it feels like it is mature and complete. The design and the instruments are just great. Embrace will definitely help my patients.«


Dr. Pablo Cañete

Patient Case from
Valencia, Spain

»Being part of the development group was a fascinating opportunity for me to be involved in developing a new shoulder system from the very beginning and working together with the engineers.«


Dr. Enrico Guerra

Patient Case from
Bologna, Italy

»We chose the new LINK Embrace Shoulder System because it offers options in terms of fixation and biomechanics with extensive component modularity. There have been no complications in our patients so far and the functional outcome is good.«

PD Dr. Jörn Kircher

Patient Case from
Hamburg, Germany

»The new LINK Embrace shoulder system is easy to use and covers very many requirements in everyday life. In particular, components with TrabecuLink structure are excellent.«