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K-wire

Summary Information: K-wire

K-wire: A K-wire is a stainless steel pin used in orthopedic and reconstructive surgery to hold bone fragments together and facilitate skeletal traction. The pins are available in different widths and tips. K-wires can be inserted into the bone through the skin (percutaneous). The wire is named after the German surgeon Martin Kirschner.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: K-wire

These diseases are related to the medical device K-wire:

Other Names For K-wire

  • Kirschner wire
  • Bone pin

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