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Non-sliding pins in traction absorbing wiring of fractures: a modified technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7090759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
By using a newly constructed pin instead of Kirschner wires in the traction absorbing wire (TAW) technique, the clinically observed sliding of the Kirschner wires and resulting skin problems are avoided. The pins and the internal fixation technique are described. In order to demonstrate the simplicity and reliability of the technique a follow-up study 7 years after performed surgery is presented. The late results are given of a series comprising the authors' first 10 consecutive cases of closed transverse olecranon fractures treated by this new technique of internal fixation.
Authors:
P Netz; L Strömberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0001-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Scand     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-08-07     Completed Date:  1982-08-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370352     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Elbow / physiology
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Forearm / physiology
Fracture Fixation, Internal / instrumentation*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Traction / instrumentation,  methods*
Ulna Fractures / radiography,  surgery*

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