Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

Scapula Glenoid fossa, partial articular, posterior multifragmentary - screw fixation

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Glossary

Deltopectoral approach

Deltopectoral approach

The (anterior) deltopectoral approach can be used for almost any shoulder fracture treatment and is often the preferred approach, especially in anterior glenoid fractures.

This approach is also highly recommended for extensile exposures.

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Posterior approach

Posterior approach

Generally extra articular fractures of the scapular neck, posterior rim, and posterior articular segments are approached posteriorly.

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