External Fixation of a Kite’s broken wing done at Jivdaya Charitable Trust
The kite that was having complete fracture of right radius-ulna was got to Jivdaya Charitable Trust’s Hospital were the doctor”s decided to go in for external fixation to repair the fracture.
This fracture repair technique was chosen by our doctor at Jivdaya as it preserves joint mobility and soft tissues. The fracture heals completely in the minimum time of a month. There is no need to apply wing bandage to this fixaction technique. This leads to a very speedy recovery to the kite and this method is therefore used to heal other fracture cases as well.
JCT’s Surgeon fixing the external pins in place
preparation for the external fixation done
The chemical to strengthen the fixation bring injected in the tube.
The liquid allowed to cool down and become solid
The final fixation complete by covering the exposed road with emseal to avoid injury to the bird
The bird post surgery, is already being able to use its wing. Therefore a successful Surgery!