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I fractured my metacarpal at the 2nd digit. What kind of surgery can fix this?
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
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In brief: 3
Open surgery w plates and screws or stainless pins (k wires) thru skin or manipulate and splint.

In brief: 3
Open surgery w plates and screws or stainless pins (k wires) thru skin or manipulate and splint.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Plates or pins
Depending on the fracture pattern, surgical intervention usually involves a plate/screw construct or multiple wires.
Plate fixation can help you mobilize your hand more quickly. However, wire fixation is a minimally invasive approach to fixing these injuries. Your hand surgeon will tailor the surgical technique to the severity of your injury.

In brief: Plates or pins
Depending on the fracture pattern, surgical intervention usually involves a plate/screw construct or multiple wires.
Plate fixation can help you mobilize your hand more quickly. However, wire fixation is a minimally invasive approach to fixing these injuries. Your hand surgeon will tailor the surgical technique to the severity of your injury.
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin
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