Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring

Distal humerus

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Glossary

Supine for lateral approach
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The patient is positioned supine on the operating table. The arm rests on the side table with the shoulder in abduction and internal rotation, and the elbow in flexion.


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Alternatively, the arm can be rested on the patient’s body.

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