K-wire

K-wire

(wīr),
Abbreviation for Kirschner wire.

K-wire

Abbreviation for Kirschner wire.
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The majority of studies used K-wire (4,8,13,14,19-21) or ESIN (1,13,16-18) as the operative technique.
The available options include Plaster, External fixation, Prefabricated Splintage using Ligamentotaxis, K-wire fixation, and open reduction internal fixation with T-plate without an as yet clear advantage of one over the others.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Non Consumable Items:T Handle with chuck & key,T Handle for k-wire introduction (universal T-Handle with chuck),Bone lever for forearm bones,Bone lever for femur & tibia.
4%) (Table 3) of all fractures treated in the main with K-wire stabihzation 102 times, meaning 11% of all implants.
Two-part surgical neck, three-part fractures and four-part fractures were treated with percutaneous K-wire fixation or osseous sutures depending on the degree of comminution.
In minimally invasive surgery, it also obviates the need for a k-wire.
He also considers indications, ideal situations, and precautions pertaining to K-wire fixation.
Previously described internal fixation techniques such as miniplating and K-wire fixation were not feasible in our case of comminuted, uncalcified cartilage.
Clinically, the correct insertion point was verified by positioning the K-wire anterior to the femoral insertion of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in the intercondylar notch.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of k-wire fixation in phalangeal and metacarpal fractures with minimal dorsal incision.