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
One alternative to Kirschner wire fixation
for the SL is the use of temporary headed or headless screw inserted over a guidewire.
Mechanical analysis of Kirschner wire fixation
in a phalangeal model.