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Confirmation of reduction

There should be no gap and no step-off between the tuberosities.

After preliminary fixation of the reduction confirm the result visually and by image intensification.

Visual control
There should be no gap and no step-off between the tuberosities. The inferior spike of the greater tuberosity should fit snugly into the fracture gap.
Moreover, one should pay attention to the correct rotational alignment. This can be assessed by the course of the bicipital groove.