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5Plate fixation

Plate insertion

Apply the plate to the bone. The distal end of the plate should end at the anatomic watershed zone of the distal radius.

Insert a screw through the oblong plate hole in the proximal radial fragment. Select a screw which is long enough to engage both cortices.

Insert the screw. Before fully tightening it, check the plate position using intraoperative imaging, adjusting the position of the plate as necessary.