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4Contouring and insertion of the plate

Contouring and insertion of the plate

Direction of plate insertion

According to preoperative planning, the operative approach is chosen to insert the plate as well as some of the screws through the same incision. Further stab incisions / approaches may be necessary to insert the remaining screws.

Depending on the fracture location in the shaft area, it may be beneficial to insert the plate from distal, if the fracture is more distally located, or from proximal, if the fracture is located more proximally.