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CASE SERIES: PANTERA®

Case Study 1

Patient History
Elderly male fell from a ladder, sustaining a 4-part, left proximal humerus fracture with both greater and lesser tuberosity components.

Product Used for Repair
PANTERA® Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Plate System

Treatment
Using a delto-pectoral approach, a left extended PANTERA® Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Plate was used to repair the fracture. Three Cross Elements were used to stabilize the lesser tuberosity and support the head.

Patient Description
67-year old male

Bone Type
Mild Osteoporosis

Surgeon
Eduardo Gonzalez-Hernandez, MD

Follow-Up
Patient regained full range of external rotation motion and achieved below the shoulder blades internal rotation. Abduction / Forward Flexion was 0-160. X-rays taken 20 weeks post-operative show no loss of reduction.

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