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7Reduction of the metaphysis/diaphysis

Align the Condylar LCP

Additionally, check that the plate is properly orientated on the lateral femoral condyle. Because the shaft of the femur is frequently out of alignment with the distal femoral articular block, proper plate placement can be determined by matching the plate head shape to that of the condyle. The position of the plate on the distal femoral articular block at this point will determine final flexion/extension reduction.