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K Wire Fixation
K-Wire fixation is a type of orthopedic surgery in which a sterile steel wire called Kirschner wires or K-Wires are placed in the bones to treat fragment fractures that require definitive fixation.
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K Wire Fixation in India

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What is K-Wire Fixation?

K-Wire fixation is a type of orthopedic surgery in which a sterile steel wire called Kirschner wires or K-Wires are placed in the bones to treat fragment fractures that require definitive fixation.


What are the indications of K-Wire Fixation?

Few indications of K-Wire Fixation are:

  1. Fractures of small bones
  2. Treatment of complex fractures treated in a combination of plates and screws


Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform K Wire Fixation?

A certified and trained Orthopedic surgeon who is well experienced in performing K Wire Fixation can perform this surgery.


What is the cost of K Wire Fixation?

Minimum cost for K Wire Fixation in India starts from Rs. 28,500    

Average expenses for K Wire Fixation in India is approximately Rs. 60,000

Maximum amount to be paid for K Wire Fixation in India rises up to Rs. 1,40,200

Cost of K Wire Fixation depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Types of fractures to be treated
  5. Type of implants used
  6. The medical condition of the patient
  7. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  8. Type of Hospital
  9. The admission room that you opted for
  10. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc


Is K Wire Fixation a major surgery or minor surgery?

Based on the extent of fracture correction required, K Wire fixation can either be a major surgery or a minor surgery


What are the risks and complications associated with K Wire Fixation?

Few of the risks and complications associated with K Wire Fixation are:

  1. Bleeding 
  2. Infection
  3. Scarring of the skin
  4. An altered sensation at needle insertion site
  5. Improper insertion of the needle
  6. Injury to the underlying nerves


How long does it take to complete K Wire Fixation?

Depending on the fragments of fractures present, K Wire Fixation surgery can take around 1-2 hours to complete.


What is the recovery time for K Wire Fixation?

Individuals who undergo K Wire fixation may take around 2-5 weeks to completely recover after the removal of the needles.


What is the success rate of K Wire Fixation?

The success rate of K Wire Fixation depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon/doctor
  4. Type of Fractures

However, the success rate of K Wire Fixation maybe 80-95%


Is K Wire Fixation Permanent?

K Wire fixation is a temporary procedure as the inserted pins and needles will be removed once the fracture resolves.


What are the long-term results of K Wire Fixation?

Few long term results of K Wire Fixation are:

  1. Reduction of the complex fractures
  2. Restoring the normal function of the bones


Can K Wire Fixation be detected in future?

K Wire fixation cannot be detected in the future, after the removal of the inserted needles.


What are the options if K Wire Fixation fails?

In case of a failed K Wire fixation, the doctor may suggest a revision surgery.

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