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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

Plate and Screw Fixation Idea to Preserve Metacarpal Length in Comminuted Fractures

Submission: May 13, 2019;Published: May 16, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2019.05.000618

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume5 Issue4


Comminuted metacarpal fractures are challenging to treat sometimes, especially when there is axial power pushing distal piece proximally which cause shortening of the bone in this work, we will review, an idea to distract the distal piece in order to preserve the length

Keywords: Digit; Digital; Fractures; External; Fixator; Distraction; Complex; Fracture; Joint; Joints; Reduction; Fixation; K wire; K wires; kirschner wire; kirschner wires; Hand; Thumb; Index; Middle; Long; Ring; Little; Metacarpal; Plate; Screws; Prosthesis

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