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Optimal frame construction

For the construction of the frame consider the following points:

  • Pins are placed near the fracture site, but not too close and avoiding traumatized soft-tissue (a).
  • Pins are placed widely separated in each main fracture fragment (b).
  • Rods are connected to the pins with rod-to-pin clamps (c).
  • The rod-to-pin clamps are fully tightened so that each main fragment has its own partial frame.