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J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Sep;70(9):1298-1301. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2017.06.036. Epub 2017 Jul 8.

A systematic review of the influence of burying or not burying Kirschner wires on infection rates following fixation of upper extremity fractures.

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1
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital, Praed St, London, W2 1NY, UK.
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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital, Praed St, London, W2 1NY, UK; Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7FY, UK. Electronic address: abhilash.jain@kennedy.ox.ac.uk.
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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK.
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St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, CM3 7ET, UK.
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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital, Praed St, London, W2 1NY, UK; Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7FY, UK.
PMID:
28712881
DOI:
10.1016/j.bjps.2017.06.036
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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