National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery

TECHNICAL MODIFICATION
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 170--171

Modified orthopedic wire twister for fixing and removing screws in craniomaxillofacial osteosynthesis


Suresh Kumar Ganesan1, Balaji Shanmugam Thandapani2, Nithin Joseph Jude2, Saravanan Rajendiran2, Suraj John Thomas3 
1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Adhiparasakthi Dental College and Hospital, Melmaruvathur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Al Azhar Dental College, Perumpillichira, Thodupuzha, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Suresh Kumar Ganesan
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Adhiparasakthi Dental College and Hospital, Melmaruvathur, Tamil Nadu
India

Internal fixation is the routinely performed surgical procedure in craniomaxillofacial surgery. At present, available kit for internal fixation includes large number of armamentarium. To overcome and reduce this, we have modified orthopedic wire twister for fixing and removing screws. This single device can replace self-holding screwdrivers with different sizes.


How to cite this article:
Ganesan SK, Thandapani BS, Jude NJ, Rajendiran S, Thomas SJ. Modified orthopedic wire twister for fixing and removing screws in craniomaxillofacial osteosynthesis.Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2017;8:170-171


How to cite this URL:
Ganesan SK, Thandapani BS, Jude NJ, Rajendiran S, Thomas SJ. Modified orthopedic wire twister for fixing and removing screws in craniomaxillofacial osteosynthesis. Natl J Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Nov 27 ];8:170-171
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