Figure 3.

An illustration of the Ilizarov device applied across the wrist: A-proximal ring, B distal ring, 1-Kirschner wire passed through the radius, 2-Kirschner wire passed through the ulna, 3-K wire in the 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones, 4-K wire in the 4th and 5th metacarpal bone, 5-telescoping rode with 6-hinges joined together forming a complete hinge, 7-nuts and 8-slotted washers for K wire fixation.

Bumbaširević et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:57   doi:10.1186/1749-799X-6-57
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