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11Distal locking options

It is important to perform the distal locking first. If proximal locking is done first, the surgeon will no longer be able to perform final corrections to length.

Distal locking is performed by using the appropriate aiming device attached to the insertion handle.

It is preferable to use at least two distal locking options for all distal femoral fracture types. When two distal locking options are used it is not possible to perform dynamic distal locking. Dynamic locking can only be achieved by using the proximal dynamic locking hole.