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4Reduction

Reduction of the tuberosity fragment

Reduction of the tuberosity fragment

The next step is the reduction of the tuberosity fragment (2) to the “constant” medial sustentacular fragment (4). Once the fragment is reduced, it is held in position with 2 K-wires which are introduced in an anteroposterior superior direction from the posterior inferior aspect of the tuberosity. They are directed superiorly and anteriorly into the “constant” medial fragment (4).