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Assessment of Outcomes of Headless Intramedullary Screws versus K-wires Fixation in Metacarpal Fractures
The Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine
In metacarpal fractures of the hand, intramedullary screw fixation (IMS) has been recognized as an alternate treatment option. Objective: This study aimed to compare hand function restoration and pain reduction at postoperative follow-up between intramedullary versus K-wire fixation. Patients and Methods: 18 consecutive patients presented by a total of 20 metacarpal fractures were managed by two methods of surgical fixation; percutaneous pinning (PCP), and intramedullary headless compressiondoi:10.21608/ejhm.2022.236807 fatcat:oa4kuiapnrh6ji3jt4qi7cfjmu