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4Reduction and fixation of the articular block

Definite articular surface fixation

Screws may be placed along the periphery of the articular surface of the lateral femoral condyle, going from lateral to medial, in order to compress the intercondylar split.

These screws may be fully threaded 3.5 mm lag screws (with gliding holes, as shown), 6.5mm partially threaded lag screws, or 4.0/4.5 mm cannulated, partially threaded lag screws.