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Bone Wires MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bone Wires
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.370.468
E07.858.442.660.460.468
E07.858.690.725.460.468
Unique ID
D001864
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001864
Annotation
do not confuse with BONE PINS see BONE NAILS
Scope Note
Steel wires, often threaded through the skin, soft tissues, and bone, used to fix broken bones. Kirschner wires or apparatus also includes the application of traction to the healing bones through the wires.
Entry Term(s)
Kirschner Wire
Kirschner Wires
Previous Indexing
Fracture Fixation, Internal (1970-1985)
See Also
Bone Nails
Bone Screws
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ORTHOPEDIC FIXATION DEVICES 1986-90
History Note
91(86); was see under ORTHOPEDIC FIXATION DEVICES 1986-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/06/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Bone Wires Preferred
Kirschner Wires Narrower
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