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3Screw insertion

Abaxial articular fracture of the distal phalanx - screw fixation

Preparing the thread hole

The thread hole is drilled across the fragment.

If the drill bit for the thread hole is too short to reach the end of the bone, the aiming device is removed, the hole across the hoof wall expanded with a 10 mm drill bit. Reapplication of the aiming device is optional because the glide hole is in place and concentric completion of drilling the thread hole can be accomplished by inserting the 3.2 mm drill guide into the glide hole.