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Nail insertion

tension band sutures for the rotator cuff

Pearl: tension band sutures for the rotator cuff
Place these in the base plate of the spiral blade before the blade is fully inserted.

Monitor the depth of the spiral blade with image intensification. If attaching sutures to the spiral blade, pause when the spiral blade is approximately 1.5 cm to 2.0 cm short of its intended position so that the suture ends can be placed through the appropriate holes in the base blade.