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Simple surgical neck with angulation: Reduction and fixation of the plate to the humeral shaft

The plate is used as a handle to reduce the humeral head towards the shaft.

Use the plate as reduction aid
The plate is used as a handle to reduce the humeral head towards the shaft. It must be attached correctly to the humeral head before this is done. Provisional K-wire fixation using K-wire guides can help with this as demonstrated above.