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If bone quality (minimal osteoporosis and limited comminution) is adequate, angular stable plate fixation offers potential for restoring function without arthroplasty. Be cautious, however, if reduction and fixation cannot be achieved satisfactorily.

Deltopectoral approaches generally provide the best access, but depending on fracture location and preoperative planning, anterolateral or transdeltoid can be considered.