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1Principles/Introduction

In a multifragmentary fracture of the glenoid fossa, the small fragments are often too small to fix with the standard 3.5 conventional/cannulated screws. Typically, the following mini-fragment screws are then used:

  • Conventional 2.0 or 2.7 lag screws
  • Headless 2.4 screws (cannulated)

Headless screws are preferable where fixation involves putting them through capsule or labrum. 

In addition, they are the smallest cannulated screw system.