1aA typicalbicondylarfracture in which a wiring technique is used.The wire is led by a surgical needle to attach the fragmentsExternal fixators (left) are used to hold pins which havebeen inserted through the fracture fragments. Or pins andscrews may be inserted alone (right).
Percutaneousfixationofscaphoidfracturewith a Herbert screwFractures of the wristand hand1d
Internal Fixations (cont.)
Two variations in screw threads
From Park and Lakes.2
Screwdrivers for fracture fixation
Various for bone plates
Compression offracture sitethrough use of adynamic plateeither equippedwith a jack (top) orthrough theseating of screws(bottom).