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2Plate selection and preparation

Plate position

Maximum purchase needs to be obtained in the proximal phalanx, so as many screws as available should be inserted into the proximal phalanx.
The proximal end of the plate is placed at the proximal diaphyseal-metaphyseal junction of McIII/MtIII.

Care should be taken to place the plate on the long axis of both bones, the proximal phalanx and McIII/MtIII.