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Transdeltoid lateral approach

Additional stab incision for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO)

Additional stab incision for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO)

Safely below the marked (blue lines) axillary nerve, stab incisions may be made for screws to fix a plate to the humeral shaft. A special aiming device may be available for this purpose.