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Reduction and preliminary fixation

With the greater tuberosity properly reduced to the humeral head fragment, a defect remains into which the lesser tuberosity ...

Reduce the lesser tuberosity

With the greater tuberosity properly reduced to the humeral head fragment, a defect remains into which the lesser tuberosity must be reduced. This can be performed by pulling on the stay sutures in the subscapularis tendon. If the lesser tuberosity is not mobile enough, reduction can be facilitated by the additional help of a periosteal elevator.