Steinmann pin


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Steinmann pin

[′stīn·mən ‚pin]
(medicine)
A surgical nail inserted in distal portions of such bones as the femur or tibia for skeletal tractions.
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The Steinmann pin protruded 1 cm from its exit point at the plastic bone extremity, n = 10.
Once the fixation pins were in place, the Steinmann pin was advanced until its distal tip lay between the distal fixation pin and the distal end of the bone, and an 8-mm gap was created between the 2 bone segments at the ostectomy site.
A schanz screw, Steinmann pin or 3 mm k wire is passed from the posterior inferior corner of the calcaneal tuberosity.
Closed reduction with percutaneous Steinmann pin fixation (Essex-Lopresti Method) was done for all patients.
Sundaresan et al31 performed fusion with PMMA and Steinmann pins in 101 patients with vertebral metastasis.
1) Surgeries included coracoclavicular fixation with a cancellous screw or transfixation of the AC joint with Steinmann pins or Kirschner wires.
9-mm Steinmann pins were placed in the right mandible on either side of the osteotomy.