Percutaneous pinning of middle phalangeal neck fractures: surgical technique.

  title={Percutaneous pinning of middle phalangeal neck fractures: surgical technique.},
  author={Nader Paksima and Julie Johnson and Adam J. Brown and Michael Cohn},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={37 9},
Extra-articular middle phalangeal neck fractures are uncommon fractures of the hand that are often difficult to treat. Surgery is indicated when closed reduction fails; 1 option is closed reduction and percutaneous pinning. Maintaining closed reduction while inserting K-wires is challenging. We present a new technique for percutaneous pinning of these fractures that was developed to address these issues. Our technique uses flexion of the interphalangeal joints during K-wire insertion to… CONTINUE READING

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