Arthroscopic Fixation of Glenoid Rim Fractures After Reduction by Labral Repair

Pramod B. Voleti, Christopher L. Camp, Alec L. Sinatro, Joshua S. Dines

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Abstract

Surgical fixation of displaced, intra-articular glenoid fractures represents a clinical challenge. These fractures have traditionally been treated through open approaches to the glenohumeral joint; however, the morbidity associated with open surgery may be reduced with arthroscopic techniques. Previously described arthroscopic methods commonly use clamps and/or Kirschner wires to obtain and maintain provisional fixation. We describe our technique for minimally invasive, arthroscopic fixation of glenoid rim fractures using labral repair as an indirect reduction maneuver, followed by final fixation with an extra-articular screw. This method is safe, efficient, and reliable, and it can be used to approach a variety of intra-articular glenoid fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e379-e383
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Volume5
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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