Insertion of wires
At least two wires must be used.
Make a stab incision and use blunt dissection down to the bone.
Insert the protection sleeve until it reaches the bone. Place the wire parallel to the knee joint under image intensification until it penetrates the far cortex. Finish wire insertion by hand, until the wire extends an equal length on both sides of the tibia. Make sure that the wire does not impale tendons or neurovascular structures.