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2Reduction

If closed reduction fails, an open reduction must be carried out. The reduction of the neck fracture is carried out under ...

Open reduction

If closed reduction fails, an open reduction must be carried out. The reduction of the neck fracture is carried out under direct vision.
Once the capsule is opened up while applying traction the head is manipulated with hooks or K-wires, inserted to act as joy sticks until an anatomical reduction is achieved.