How to prevent the avulsed soft tissues from wrapping around the K-wire.


Bony fixation methods for amputated digits must be simple, easy to use, create minimal additional bone and soft tissue damage and must be applicable with speed and consistency (Gordon and Monsanto, 1987; Whitney et al., 1990). Various methods such as fixation with single or multiple K-wires, intraosseous wires, plates and screws and external fixation have been reported for this purpose (Yamano et al., 1982). All these methods provide adequate fixation when used properly

Yayına ulaşmak için tıklayın - The Journal of Hand Surg (Eur Vol). 2011