Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring

Distal humerus - Complete articular, simple articular, fragmentary metaphyseal - ORIF - Perpendicular plating

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Glossary

Prone position

Prone position

The patient lies prone with the arm on a radiolucent support, or a padded post. Either gives maximum freedom to approach the elbow.

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Lateral decubitus position

Lateral decubitus position

Positioning of the patient in lateral decubitus with the upper arm supported by a padded post.

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