Mini external fixation for hand fractures and dislocations: The current state of the art

Hand Clinics
Renata De KeselF Schuind


External fixation devices for the hand provide a versatile approach to various hand injuries. Some fractures and dislocations urge the use of an external minifixation; in other fractures, external minifixation must be seen as an alternative or companion to other methods of hand stabilization. MiniFix is useful to maintain or restore hand function and hand anatomy.


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Fracture Fixation
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