Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

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

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Glossary

Beach chair

The beach chair provides anterior and lateral access to the shoulder joint while prohibiting posterior open approaches.

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Lateral

The lateral position is used for dorsal approaches to the shoulder joint, glenoid or scapula.

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Supine

The supine position facilitates combined surgical approaches for a polytrauma patient.

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Prone

The prone position is reserved for procedures that require extensive exposure of the scapular body and/or glenoid neck.

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