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Reduction and preliminary fixation

Check the position of the humeral head in the axial/lateral view and be sure that there is no anteversion or excessive ...

Check the position of the humeral head in the axial/lateral view and be sure that there is no anteversion or excessive retroversion of the humeral head. This view might also reveal malpositioned tuberosities.

To avoid redisplacing a provisionally stabilized fracture, rotate the C-arm to obtain the axial view instead of moving the patient’s upper limb.