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3Plate preparation

Transverse head fracture of the proximal phalanx – Minicondylar compression plate fixation

Planning plate position

It is wise to use magnifying loupes for this step.
Plan the blade position as dorsal as possible, in order not to injure the collateral ligament.
Make sure that the plate will be perfectly aligned with the long axis of the proximal phalanx in the lateral view.