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6Bridge plating

If bone-specific plates are not available, then bridging or more widely available mini-plates can be used (along with K-wires) to restore medial column length and salvage as much TN joint range of motion/function as possible.
The plate should be removed when there is radiographic evidence of navicular healing. Unfortunately, there can be degenerative changes. Bony osteophytes can be debrided at the time of plate removal.