March 24, 2021
Intramedullary 5th metacarpal fracture fixation with an Acutrak screw VIDEO
Manish Gupta explains some of the key things to consider when using this useful technique to reduce and stabilise 5th metacarpal fractures.
This short video supplements Manish Guptas comprehensive OrthOracle surgical technique Intramedullary fixation of metacarpal fracture using the Acutrak compression screw which is one of a number of techniques detailed on the OrthOracle platform to surgically manage metacarpal fractures:
Closed reduction and K wiring of 5th carpometacarpal fracture-dislocation.
Internal fixation of 5th metacarpal neck fracture (Synthes LCP plate)
Internal fixation of metacarpal shaft fractures using Synthes® 2.0 mm Modular Hand System
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the 5th Carpometacarpal Joint with Bridging Plate using Synthes 1.5 mm Compact Hand Set