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Most olecranon fractures are transverse or oblique and can be stabilized using a tension band wire fixation which is the 'gold standard' for the treatment of displaced and minimally communited olecranon fractures (Chalidis et al.
This hook was used to fix tension band wire on the tendon of insertion of triceps muscle over the olecranon.
Treatment of distal clavicle fractures using Krischner wires and tension band wires.