tension band wiring


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tension band wiring

Orthopedics A format for orthopedic wiring of fracture fragments either alone or with a screw or Kirschner wire to force fragments together in compression
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We stabilized the fractured greater trochanter with tension band wiring using Kirschner wire and nylon tape.
In our method of intercondylar fixation rigid fixation and compression is achieved by transosseous route utilizing the principle of tension band wiring.
We report an unusual complication of an osteochondral defect being generated as a direct result of a malunion of a patella fracture previously fixed by a tension band wiring technique.
KEY WORDS: Patella fracture, Open reduction, Internal fixation, Tension band wiring, Cerclage wiring.
Treatment of unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fractures with tension band wiring techniques.
It was decided to perform tension band wiring for the fracture repair.
In one of the few randomized, prospective studies in the literature, Zyto and associates looked at three- and four-part fractures in 40 patients with a mean age of 74 years, comparing tension band wiring to conservative treatment.
Various methods of internal fixation have been used including tension band wiring, intramedullary screws (with and without a tension band), and screw and plate fixation.
The range of movement obtained with the osteotomies fixed with Cannulated Cancellous screws was same as that obtained with the Tension Band Wiring.
In view of these considerations, the present study is of Surgical Management of Displaced Lateral End Clavicle Fractures with minimal soft tissue dissection using Transacromial K-wires and Tension band wiring.
Various treatment modalities have been advocated for fracture of the lower pole of patella including Magnusson wiring, cancellous screw fixation, tension band wiring, cerclage wiring, fixation of the lower pole augmented by a patellotibial SS wire loop, basket plate fixation and excision of the lower pole of the patella.
Most of these use wiring techniques, such as circlage wiring, alone or in combination; tension band wiring alone or modified with longitudinal Kirschner wires or screws.