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5Finalize plate fixation

Transarticular screws

Once all screws are in the plate one 5.5 mm cortex screw is placed in lag fashion medially and laterally through the proximal phalanx into the distal McIII/MtIII taking care not to interfere with the implants already in place in the limb.
These two lag screws increase the stability and resistance to rotation at the fetlock joint.