Of remaining 94 patients with an anterior dislocation, 62 had attempted reduction under sedation in the emergency department Khitish Mohanty. Eight of those were unsuccessful, and patients required general anaesthetic to achieve congruent reduction of the shoulder joint. In five cases, when the reduction in emergency room was not successful, significant displacement of humeral head in relation to the shaft occurred after attempted reduction. We divided the fractures according to the direction of the dislocation and involvement of the surgical neck of the humerus and performed statistical analysis (Table 1). Khitish Mohanty Subsequent sub-group analysis was performed to establish if a number of the fragments or size of the tuberosity fragments had influence on the outcome.
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