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5Large fragment fixation

Leaving the reduction forceps in place, drill a gliding hole as perpendicularly to the fracture plane as possible, using a ...

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.