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4DCS fixation to the distal fragment

Passiong the plate barrel over the screw shank.

Plate placement

Detach the T-handle and pass the plate barrel over the screw shank.

Alternative: reconnect T-handle to screw
Some surgeons reconnect T-handle to the screw to help to adjust the position the plate. However, this maneuver is not absolutely necessary and some surgeons do not perform it.