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3DCS fixation to the distal fragment

Preliminary DCS insertion

After tapping, insert the DCS over the guide wire so that its outer end is still visible 2-3 mm outside the lateral cortex of the distal femur. Align the T-handle with the vertical axis of the distal femoral articular block.

Pearl: do not tap the track in osteoporotic bone
Do not tap the track of the DCS in osteoporotic bone.