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Reduction and preliminary fixation of the greater tuberosity

Reduce the greater tuberosity properly by pulling on the stay suture(s).

Reduction

Reduce the greater tuberosity properly by pulling on the stay suture(s). Be careful not to fragment the tuberosity with bone holding clamps.

Once the fragment is at the correct level, rotate the arm so that the fragment can fit anatomically into the bony defect.