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2Determination of screw position, orientation and length

Abaxial articular fracture of the distal phalanx - screw fixation

Screw length

The entry and exit point for a second screw are marked using the technique just described.

The foot is prepared for aseptic surgery.

The distance from the surface of the hoof to the fracture plane is determined.