Arthroscopic-Assisted Fixation of Ideberg Type III Glenoid Fractures

Matthew A. Tao, Grant E. Garrigues

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Operative treatment of scapular fractures with extension into the glenoid can be a challenging clinical scenario. Though traditionally addressed in an open fashion, the morbidity of this approach, complemented by advancements in arthroscopic technique and instrumentation, has led to increasing use of arthroscopic-assisted fixation. We describe our technique, including pearls and pitfalls, for minimally invasive fixation of Ideberg type III glenoid fractures. This approach minimizes morbidity, allows optimal visualization and reduction, and provides good functional results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e119-e125
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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