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Technique Using Isoelastic Tension Band for Treatment of Olecranon Fractures

News Article • December 16, 2015

Excerpts The particular property profile of the isoelastic tension band gives the cable intrinsic elastic and pliable qualities. In addition, unlike stainless steel, the band maintains a uniform, continuous compression force across a fracture site. The pliability of the band allows the surgeon to create multiple loops of cable without the wire failure side effects related to kinking, which is common with the metal construct. Abstract The isoelastic ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene tension band may be considered an alternative to stainless steel wire for tension band fixation of olecranon fractures. In this article, we present our technique using this isoelastic tension band and describe the outcomes of 7 patients who underwent open reduction and... Learn more...


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Kinamed is proud to support the following meetings. Please visit us at our display if you will be in attendance.

AAOS-AAHKS Fundamentals of Hip & Knee Arthroplasty - April 8-10, 2016, Rosemont, IL

The Masters Series: Techniques in Arthritis Surgery - April 28-30, 2016, Los Angeles, CA

AAOS-AAHKS Fundamentals of Hip & Knee Arthroplasty - April 29-May 1, 2016, Baltimore, MD

ICJR 4th Annual Revision Hip & Knee Course - May 6-7, 2016, Philadelphia, PA

Ohio Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting (OOS) - May 19-20, 2016, Dublin, OH