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5Plate fixation

Application of the plate

Insert a nonlocking, standard screw through the oblong plate hole, but do not fully tighten it yet.

Confirm the reduction and plate position using image intensification. If necessary, adjust the plate position until it is as distal as possible, and then tighten the screw.

If the provisional K-wire conflicts with the optimal plate position, the plate can be slipped over the wire.