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Kirschner wire

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  • Kirschner wire — Introduced in 1909 by Martin Kirschner, Kirschner wires or K wires or pins are sterilized, sharpened, smooth stainless steel pins used in orthopaedics and other types of medical and veterinary surgery. They come in different sizes and are used to …   Wikipedia

  • Kirschner wire — Kirsch·ner wire kərsh nər .wīr n metal wire inserted through bone and used to achieve internal traction or immobilization of bone fractures Kirsch·ner kirsh nər Martin (1879 1942) German surgeon. Kirschner was responsible for developing a number… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kirschner wire splint — see under wire …   Medical dictionary

  • Kirschner — is a surname, and may refer to:* Aloisia Kirschner, a novelist * Ann Kirschner, an academic and author * David Kirschner, a film and television producer * Diana Kirschner, a psychologist * Jana Kirschner, a Slovak singer * Marc Kirschner, a… …   Wikipedia

  • wire — Slender and pliable rod or thread of metal. arch w. SYN: archwire. guide w. See guidewire. Kirschner w. an apparatus for skeletal traction in long bone …   Medical dictionary

  • Kirschner — Martin, German surgeon, 1879–1942. See K. apparatus, K. wire …   Medical dictionary

  • Kirschner apparatus — see under wire …   Medical dictionary

  • K wire — Kirschner wire …   Medical dictionary

  • K wire — • Kirschner wire …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • K-WIRE — Kirschner wire (Medical » Physiology) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • apparatus — 1. A collection of instruments adapted for a special purpose. 2. An instrument made up of several parts. 3. [TA] A group or system of glands, ducts, blood vessel s, muscles, or other anatomic structures involved in the performance of some… …   Medical dictionary


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