Proximal Humerus Plate

Proximal Humerus Plate (ASLP)

3.5 mm Philos Plate

  • Surgical Consultation: A thorough consultation with a qualified orthopedic surgeon is essential prior to the procedure. During this consultation, the surgeon will evaluate your specific condition, assess the fracture pattern, and determine the suitability of the Proximal Humerus Plate for your case. They will discuss the procedure in detail, including the expected outcomes, potential risks, and alternative treatment options.

  • Diagnostic Tests: Your surgeon may request various diagnostic tests, such as X-rays or CT scans, to further evaluate the extent of the proximal humerus fracture and assess the surrounding structures. These tests provide crucial information for surgical planning and help guide the placement of the Proximal Humerus Plate during the procedure.

  • Medical Evaluation: A comprehensive medical evaluation is typically conducted before any surgery. This may include a review of your medical history, physical examination, and possibly additional tests or consultations with other specialists to ensure you are in optimal overall health for the procedure. It is important to disclose any pre-existing medical conditions, allergies, or medications you are taking to your healthcare provider.

  • Pre-operative Preparations: Your surgeon will provide you with specific pre-operative instructions. These may include fasting requirements before surgery, restrictions on medication or supplements, and guidelines for pre-operative skin preparation. It is important to closely follow these instructions to ensure a safe and successful procedure.

  • Informed Consent: Before undergoing any surgical procedure, you will be asked to provide informed consent. This involves a detailed discussion with your surgeon about the risks, benefits, and potential complications associated with the use of the Proximal Humerus Plate. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and make an informed decision about proceeding with the surgery.