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2Preliminary remarks to application of external fixator

Equipment

The following equipment is recommended:

  • 4.0/3.0 mm self-drilling Schanz screws are usually adequate for pre-adolescents
  • 4.0 mm self-drilling Schanz screws are used for adolescents
  • 4.0 mm carbon fiber rods
  • Universal clamps
  • Parallel drill guide