Completion of Pilot Hole

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The knee-joint is now fully bent to 140 and the foot is placed on the table in front of the roll. By fully flexing the knee joint the pilothole is well visualized without hindrance by the so-called resident's ridge. The Synos screwdriver should be used turning counterclockwise to penetrate the cancellous bone.