Thumb - Proximal phalanx: Metaphyseal (head), oblique

Minicondylar plate with lag screw

Minicondylar plate with lag screw

Main indication: Rotationally unstable fractures and open fractures with short obliquity

Skill: Some specialized surgical experience
Equipment: Simple surgical and imaging resources

Contraindications

  • Grossly contaminated wound

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*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

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