closed reduction


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closed reduction

[¦klōzd ri′dək·shən]
(medicine)
Reduction of fractures or dislocations by manipulation without surgical intervention.
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Surgical methods include closed reduction with the use of Kirschner (K) wires to hold the fracture fragments in correct alignment (often by stabilisation of the fractured metacarpal to a stable neighbouring metacarpal or use of the intra-medullary K-wire technique).
Attempt of closed reduction must be done under anesthesia before proceeding for open reduction.
In his opinion, the key advantage of closed reduction and percutaneous pinnings is that once the fracture is reduced, you can establish vascular safety.
In this article, we describe our retrospective clinical review of 187 patients with nasal trauma, 96 of whom underwent closed reduction for nasal fracture.
Traumatic deviation of nasal septum was present in 9% of cases only which was corrected either with closed reduction or septoplasty was carried out to correct the deviation table-1.
A closed reduction under radioscopic control was attempted and failed; therefore it was decided to perform an open reduction.
In two cases, where closed reduction failed minimum open reduction was done.
Closed reduction of the dislocation was performed, and the fracture was managed by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis using a specially prepared plate.
5-7-15-16-18 Most (86%) of mandibular fractures were managed by open reduction whereas 14% by closed reduction (MMF).
The success rate of satisfactory reduction with closed reduction under HB was 44 (91.
Simultaneous ipsilateral posterior knee and hip dislocations: case report, including a technique for closed reduction of the hip.