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7Cannulated screw insertion

Insert the screws over the guide-wire

Screw insertion

Predrilling is usually not necessary.

If it is planned to use a plate it is helpful to slightly countersink the head of the most proximal screw. Manually insert the screws of appropriate length over the guide-wire.

Washers are helpful if plate application is not planned, and always in osteoporotic bone.

The temporary K-wire can now be removed.