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5Final reduction

Final reduction

Rotation correction

By rotating the injured leg, either with the traction table or through manual traction, the distal fragment alone is rotated until the patella orientation is similar to that on the uninjured contralateral side. The position of the lesser trochanter must not be changed. This is best done without the plate clamped to the distal fragment.

A K-wire can be applied in the distal most hole to maintain the three dimensional reduction.