Drilling and alternative preliminary fixation
Leaving the reduction forceps in place, drill a gliding hole as
perpendicularly to the fracture plane as possible, using a 1.3 (or 1.0) mm
drill bit for a 1.3 (or 1.0) mm screw. Insert a 1.3 (or 1.0) mm drill sleeve
into the gliding hole.
Use a 1.0 (or 0.8) mm drill bit to drill a thread hole in the opposite
fragment, just through the far (trans) cortex.
Leave the drill bit in the drill hole, preliminarily to hold the reduction if
no K-wire has already been used for this purpose.
Remove the reduction forceps.