This is a practical guide which considers over 220 operations that the junior surgeon is likely to perform or assist at, discussing them stage-by-stage from the patient positioning, through surgical procedure to post-operative management. The book also discusses special difficulties or hazards and the precautions that must be taken to avoid them.STABILISATION OF OBLIQUE FRACTURE OF METACARPAL WITH RECESSION OF KNUCKLE FIGS 274a275. ... Oblique fracture of the shaft of a metacarpal may lead to significant shortening with consequent ugly recession of the knuckle. ... of the middle finger the wire should be introduced at the | then to anchor the distal fragment to the adjacent metacarpals by transfixing the bones with a stiff wire.
|Title||:||Standard Orthopaedic Operations|
|Author||:||John Crawford Adams, Clifford A. Stossel|
|Publisher||:||W.B. Saunders Company - 1992-01-01|