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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There are various methods of treating clavicle mid-shaft fractures such as intramedullary K-wires or Steinmann pins fixation and plate fixation.
The Steinmann pin protruded 1 cm from its exit point at the plastic bone extremity, n = 10.
Threaded end of steinmann pin was driven into medial epicondyle.
A 2.8-mm (0.109-in) Steinmann pin (Steinmann intramedullary pin, IMEX Veterinary Inc, Longview, TX, USA) was inserted at the ostectomy site in the mid diaphysis and advanced out of the proximal humerus through the intumescentia humeri.
Retrograde intramedullary pinning was finally done with the help of Steinmann pin 1.5 mm thickness.
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.
Utilization of PMMA-assisted reconstruction is a reasonable alternative option to bone grafting21.Sundaresan et al31 performed fusion with PMMA and Steinmann pins in 101 patients with vertebral metastasis.