Composite wiring of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures.

Abstract

Composite wiring techniques using various configurations of Kirschner pins and stainless steel wire sutures have been applied to the treatment of 63 fractures of the long bones of the hand. The secure fixation achieved allowed active motion within 1 week of operation. Thirty-three metacarpal fractures achieved a final mean total active motion of 256 degrees… (More)

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