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3Decision making

Different types of treatment are available for the various fracture types.

Decision making

Different types of treatment are available for the various fracture types.

Short oblique fractures
Fixation with one lag screw, or a percutaneous K-wire, is recommended.

Long oblique fractures
Fixation with 2 lag screws is recommended. One or more K-wires is another option, although concerns about instability exist.