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Preliminary fixation

Be careful to insert it in such a way that it will not conflict with later screw placement.

In reverse lambda fractures, the condyles are preliminarily fixed by inserting a 0.6 mm K-wire, just deep to the subchondral bone. Be careful to insert it in such a way that it will not conflict with later screw placement.

Avoid inserting a K-wire into very small fragments, as they are in danger of fragmentation.