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5Fixation with K-Wires /cannulated screws

Provisional guide wire fixation

Insert a K-Wire through the most distal point of the tip of the radial styloid to hold the large radial styloid fragment provisionally.

Add a second K- wire, inserted parallel to the radial joint surface, to hold the reduction of the impacted articular fragment(s).

Confirm reduction using image intensification.