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K-wire removal in fracture clinic

K-wire removal for arm fractures

K-wires are put in during surgery to help hold a broken bone in place while it is healing.

If your child has had k-wires put in during surgery, the wires will be removed three to four weeks later at the outpatient fracture clinic at Starship.

Click on the brochure below to find out more about what to expect when you come to your appointment.

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