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3Creation of the nail entry site

Insertion of the guide pin

Insertion of the guide pin

Frontal plane:
Insert the guide wire aiming down the tibial crest, and thus the center of the medullary canal.
Sagittal plane:
Press the guide pin into the bone so the tip does not slip. While entering the bone, correct the guide pin alignment by pushing the proximal end of the pin posteriorly. This brings the pin almost in line with the axis of the tibia, as illustrated.