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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In our method of intercondylar fixation rigid fixation and compression is achieved by transosseous route utilizing the principle of tension band wiring. Tension bend principle is applied here by the common extensor origin at lateral condyle and common flexor origin at medial condyle.
Three years previously she had sustained a patella fracture that had been treated with tension band wiring. From the time of the original fixation she had experienced mild persistent anterior knee pain, with a reduced range of motion and grinding.
Tension band wiring using 1.8 mm K-wire and 0.91 mm low-carbon steel wire (Mizuho, Japan), Scorpion (Ai-medic, Japan), and the LCP clavicle hook plate (DePuy Synthes, IN, USA) using locking screws were investigated.
KEY WORDS: Patella fracture, Open reduction, Internal fixation, Tension band wiring, Cerclage wiring.
In our experience, if there is a large posterior fragment, we prefer to fix the avulsion fractures of the calcaneal tuberosity (duck-beak and tongue fractures) with two 7.0 mm partially threaded cannulated screws and modified tension band wiring technique.
Treatment of unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fractures with tension band wiring techniques.
Discussing the indications and contraindications of them all is beyond the scope of this review, but following are many of these fixation options: tension band wiring (16,21); modified tension band wiring with Enders rods (22); closed reduction and percutaneous pinning (23); intramedullary nailing (24); and open reduction internal fixation with a variety of plate-and-screw constructs, including standard T-plates, (18,25) blade plates, (17) and the newer locking proximal humerus plates.
This fracture was fixed using tension band wiring on the 18th postoperative day (Figure 6).
Tension band wiring is a method of internal fixation developed by AO group.
The purpose of this investigation was to compare the biomechanical analysis of a new plating technique for olecranon fractures to tension band wiring, and review early clinical results.