hemicerclage wire

hemicerclage wire

use of a cerclage wire to stabilize fragments in a fractured bone, especially useful for transverse irregular or short oblique fractures.
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Hemicerclage wire. By permission from Slatter D, Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Saunders, 2002
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Hemicerclage wire was applied to obtain better stability of fracture fragments.