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3Positioning of a guide wire

Insert the guide wire into the femoral shaft and check its position using image intensification.

Check guide wire position

Insert the guide wire into the femoral shaft and check its position using the image intensifier. Ideally, the guide wire’s position in the femoral shaft should be central and deviate slightly proximally according to the degree of the lateral bend of the implant in the AP plane. In the axial view it must be in line with the middle of the femoral neck.