Kirschner, Martin

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Martin, German surgeon, 1879-1942.
Kirschner apparatus - Synonym(s): Kirschner wire
Kirschner bone drill
Kirschner bow
Kirschner II-C shoulder system
Kirschner hip replacement system
Kirschner interlocking intramedullary nail
Kirschner Medical Dimension hip replacement
Kirschner pin fixation
Kirschner skeletal traction
Kirschner suture
Kirschner system
Kirschner total shoulder prosthesis
Kirschner traction
Kirschner wire - an apparatus for skeletal traction in long bone fracture. Synonym(s): Kirschner apparatus
Kirschner wire drill
Kirschner wire fixation
Kirschner wire fixation
Kirschner wire inserter
Kirschner wire pin
Kirschner wire splint
Kirschner wire spreader
Kirschner wire tightener
Kirschner wire traction
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Closed reduction intermetacarpal Kirschner wire fixation in the treatment of unstable fractures of the base of the first metacarpal.
Intramedullary Kirschner wire fixation of open or unstable forearm fractures in children.
Closed reduction transarticular Kirschner wire fixation versus open reduction internal fixation in the treatment of Bennett's fracture dislocation.
Percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation of Colles fracture: a prospective study of thirty cases.
In type B single or double incisions with screw or plate fixation is enough while in type A and type C double or triple incisions with screw or plate fixation in medial joints and Kirschner wire fixation in lateral joints are needed.
Closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation of displaced Colles fracture in adults: Pak J Surg 2008;24:31-7.
Fritz T, Wersching D, Klavora R, Krieglstein C, Friedl W 1999 Combined Kirschner wire fixation in the treatment of Colles fracture.
Neer reported 100% union with Kirschner wire fixation and suggested displaced fracture should be stabilised for better results.
B, Same fracture status after open reduction and internal fixation with two 2.0 mm interfragmentary screws, augmented with Kirschner wire fixation. C, 4 week's after surgery with removal of the Kirschner wire.
Many methods have been proposed ranging from closed reduction and plaster cast immobilization to percutaneous pinning and even open reduction and internal fixation with Kirschner wire fixation. (4,5,6,7,8,9)
One alternative to Kirschner wire fixation for the SL is the use of temporary headed or headless screw inserted over a guidewire.