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Martin, German surgeon, 1879-1942. See: Kirschner apparatus, Kirschner wire.


named after Martin Kirschner, a German surgeon, a name commonly associated with surgical equipment.

Kirschner apparatus
a system of stainless steel threaded fixation pins, interconnecting rods, clamps and nuts for external fixation of fractures.
Kirschner-Ehmer splint
an external splinting device based on transfixation pinning.
Kirschner wire
a steel wire for skeletal transfixture of fractured bones and for obtaining skeletal traction in fractures.
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OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation received a $6,000 grant from Kirschner Trusts.
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This is a great way to retain talent that has been incubated at CUNY colleges--and recruit new international talent," says Ann Kirschner, special advisor to the chancellor for strategic partnerships at CUNY.
In a prospective study, closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation for displaced supracondylar fractures of the humerus was done.
The fracture was repaired using the two extension block Kirschner wires' technique, and the patient achieved excellent functional recovery.
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Embassy's request, no one knew her two-day visit would lead to a year of active collaboration and a tri-nation partnership for an exhibition on 90-year-old, Polish-born Holocaust survivor Sala Garncarz Kirschner.