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5Maintaining joint congruency

In case of persistent instability, obliquely insert a K-wire transfixing the PIP joint to keep the finger in 20-30 degrees ...

Transfixation of the PIP joint

In case of persistent instability, obliquely insert a K-wire transfixing the PIP joint to keep the finger in 20-30 degrees of flexion.
This K-wire should be removed after 3-4 weeks.