In orthopaedics, what is the difference between a "wire" and a "pin"?
Pins are thicker than wires.
Comminuted, mostly transverse, minimally-displaced supracondylar fracture.
Five intraoperative spot fluoroscopic views during fixation of a supracondylar fracture (type 2B: posterior periosteum intact).
Closed reduction followed by three percutaneous Steinmann pins were through the fracture for fixation.