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3Preparation

Instruments and implants

Use 3.0 or 3.5 mm cannulated lag screws (ideally self-drilling, self-tapping titanium screws).

The following equipment is needed:

  • Cannulated screw set
  • Drill
  • Cannulated screws (length 25-40 mm)
  • 1.25 mm threaded guide wire
  • Image intensifier (optional)
  • Standard orthopedic instrument set