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Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring

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Chris Colton

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Supine for lateral approach

The patient is positioned supine on the operating table. The arm rests on the side table with the shoulder in abduction and internal rotation, and the elbow in flexion.

Supine for lateral approach

Alternatively, the arm can be rested on the patient’s body.

Supine for lateral approach