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The modified Judet approach to the posterior scapula exploits the internervous interval between what two muscles?
Supraspinatus and infraspinatus
Supraspinatus and subscapularis
Infraspinatus and teres minor
Teres minor and teres major
Teres major and lattisimus
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A patient sustains a displaced scapular neck fracture. What is the internervous plane for a posterior approach to the glenohumeral joint?
Long thoracic-spinal accessory
In trauma patients with multiple injuries, patients with scapula fractures have been shown to have an association with which of the following, as compared to patients without scapula fractures?
Increased length of hospital stay
Increased mortality rate
Increased rate of extremity fracture(s)
Increased Injury Severity Scores
Increased length of intensive care unit stay
A 35-year-old male is involved in a motor vehicle accident and suffers the fracture shown in Figure A. This is an isolated shoulder injury, and he has no neurologic deficits on physical exam. CT scan of the scapula shows the glenoid to be translated medially 3mm, and anglulated 20 degrees from its anatomic axis. What is the most appropriate initial treatment for this injury?
Immobilization in sling x 2 weeks then PT
Immobilization in sling x 8 weeks then PT
ORIF via a deltopectoral approach
ORIF via a posterior approach
ORIF via a lateral approach
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HPI - 18 y.o. male trauma patient with R Type VI AC separation, and minimally displaced glenoid neck fracture. Other injuries include multiple C-spine fractures, without neurologic compromise.
How would you treat a Type VI AC joint separation?
HPI - 33 year old male, right handed, handworker.
Motorcycle accident one year ago with left shoulder trauma.
Initially diagnosed as AC joint sprain and treated conservatively.
Long rehab, didn't regain his work because of shoulder pain.
Seen for the first time in our office one year after his accident.
Assuming an EMG shows normal function of the deltoid, How would you treat this injury?
HPI - 35 yo left hand dominant male that fell on the ice 1 week ago with left shoulder glenoid fracture with displacement
What is the best treatment for this patient?