[Mini external fixation device for comminuted open fractures of metacarpal and phalange].

@article{Ma2013MiniEF,
  title={[Mini external fixation device for comminuted open fractures of metacarpal and phalange].},
  author={Xin Ma and Luyuan Sun and Jiezhi Dai and Yimin Chai and Changqing Zhang},
  journal={Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the effectiveness of mini external fixation device for comminuted open fractures of the metacarpal and phalange. METHODS Between October 2009 and April 2011, 33 patients with comminuted open fractures of the metacarpal and phalange were treated with mini external fixation device. There were 25 males and 8 females, aged from 21 to 62 years with an average of 25.5 years. Of 33 cases, 7 were rated as Gustilo type II and 26 as Gustilo type IIIA; 20 cases were diagnosed as… CONTINUE READING

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