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Locking Plate Fixation

This is a case study of a 46 year old lady who sustained a displaced 3 part fracture of his proximal humerus. The fixation technique is described.
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displaced valgus impacted 3 part fracture

Below are the x-rays taken during the surgery:

The fracture parts are reduced to their normal positions and held with wires and sutures


The plate is fixed to the fracture parts with special screws

x-ray at 3 months after surgery:
  


Her range of motion at 6 months (click for video):

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