Beach Chair Position Clavicle Surgery And Children. Upright x-rays of the patient will help to determine the true displacement and shortening of the fracture. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
Options for positioning during open reduction and internal fixation or intramedullary fixation of clavicle fractures include utilizing the beach chair position or having the patient supine. Clavicle Acr acromion 666 J Child Orthop 2016 10665672 123. A 2 mm hole is then drilled in an anteroposterior direction through the metaphysis.
A bolster may be placed between the shoulder blades and the head to facili-tate repositioning.
The procedure will be performed in the beach chair position or while lying down on your sides lateral decubitus position. Your head is also supported in a padded head holder. Third fracture 83Type of Anaesthesia. Table in Beach chair semi-sitting position with a pillow in the inter-scapular region.