Management of Comminuted Olecranon Fractures With Precut K-Wires and Tension Band Wiring

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Abstract

Various methods are used to treat comminuted fractures of the olecranon. The preferred method of management of fractures of the olecranon is tension band wiring over K-wires. Often, it becomes difficult to fix small articular fragments with the 2 K-wires used for tension band wiring. Since 2005, we have used the missing K-wire technique to fix the small articular fragments.

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