cerclage wire

cerclage wire

Orthopedics A wire placed around bone to approximate fracture fragments
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1 cerclage wire, and the intermetatarsal ligaments were sutured with heavy VICRYL suture.
Interfragmentat fixation of rostral mandibular fracture with cerclage wire in a thoroughbred English horse.
Fixation is obtained with clamps, shaped during surgery, and attached to the bone shaft with cerclage wire. This technique led to immediate weight-bearing, appropriate bone healing, and permanent fixation of the implants in the patient.
The techniques they used included fixation with metal devices such as a Kirschner wire [11, 20, 21], cerclage wire [13], compression screw [1], T-plate [12], and hook plate [22], as well as ligamentous reconstruction with polyester fiber tape [4], polyester surgical mesh [7], muscle strip [36], and tendon graft [23].
This can be effectively accomplished with various implants such as cerclage wire, DC or LCP, and bone strut allograft.
Before the steel wires were inserted, two spiral cerclage wires of the same diameter mentioned above were made, as follows: With a 2.0-mm diameter Steinmann pin attached to the chuck of a drill, this pin was wrapped with the cerclage wire a total of six times to make the spiral, according to the desired enlargement of the pelvic symphysis (Figure 3).
Interfragmental fixation of rostral mandibular fracture with cerclage wire in a thoroughbred English horse.Tirk J.Vet.
For nails with narrow central canal, Marwan and Ibrahim passed a 1.4 mm cerclage wire down the broken nail and retrieved it through the distal locking hole with another loop of wire.
After proper placing of pin, the two pieces of cerclage wire was cut by a wire cutter according to the diameter of bone.
A cerclage wire or cable is wound around a bone or bony fragments to hold them together to allow them to heal.