anatomic neck of the humerus

anatomic neck of the humerus

Etymology: Gk, ana, up, temnein, to cut; AS, hnecca; L, humerus, shoulder
the portion of the humerus where there is a slight constriction adjoining the head.
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Specially designed low profile spiked Hohmann retractors with an angle are inserted anteriorly deep to the subscapularis tendon and posteriorly along the anatomic neck of the humerus deep to the posterior rotator cuff insertion (Fig.
A humeral neck cut is then made in a plane to simulate the plane of the anatomic neck of the humerus.
Specially designed spiked and angled Hohman retractors are inserted anteriorly deep to the subscapularis tendon and posteriorly along the anatomic neck of the humerus deep to the posterior rotator cuff insertion (Fig.