Small external fixation devices for the hand and wrist

F. Schuind, W. P. Cooney, F. Burny, K. N. An

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Abstract

Small external fixators have been developed for use in the hand and wrist. The main indications are stabilization of open or infected fracture or non- union of the metacarpals and phalanges; length maintenance in segmental bone loss; and distraction-lengthening of the fingers. The device may be used also for articular or periarticular fracture, closed diaphyseal fracture in adults, fracture in children, various arthrodeses, or corrective osteotomies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-82
Number of pages6
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
Issue number293
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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