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2Reduction and preliminary fixation

Holding the reduction manually or with a pointed reduction forceps, temporarily secure it with 2 K-wires.

Preliminary fixation

Holding the reduction manually or with a pointed reduction forceps, temporarily secure it with 2 K-wires. Place them outside the foreseen screw position. The illustration shows two such K-wires placed from distal to proximal. Alternatively, they might be inserted from proximal to distal.
Avoid the path of the axillary nerve.

Confirm reduction
The correct reduction must be confirmed in both AP and lateral views by image intensification.