Illustrations

Lag-screw Fixation of a Middle Phalanx Fracture

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This illustration is intended to teach medical students the lag-screw fixation technique and show the final screw placement for a specific spiral fracture of the middle phalanx. This illustration was developed from surgical observation of hand surgeon Dr. Paul Binhamer at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.

See operating room sketches and the development of this illustration.