Femur fractures reduction can be technically challenging due to the deforming forces exerted by the muscles causing displacement of the fracture fragments. Cerclage wiring is one of the reduction techniques frequently performed, allowing anatomical reduction of the fragments and a more stable fixation when an accurate closed reduction is not possible. We describe a modified cerclage wiring through a minimally invasive technique, using a conventional cannulated C-shaped passer.
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Camacho-Carrasco, P., Renau-Cerrillo, M., Campuzano-Bitterling, B. et al. A modified cable wiring technique with C-shaped passer through a mini-open approach to assist reduction in femoral fractures. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-021-03119-5
- Cerclage wire
- Femoral fracture
- Fracture reduction
- Mini-invasive approach