* 2. When it comes to cerclage wiring or cabling, rank the following in order of concern?

  Biggest Concern Average concern Least Concern
Effect on periosteal blood supply
Need for large incisions to pass cable/wire passer
Loosening of the cable over time

* 3. In the setting of periprosthetic fractures, when do you worry more about infection?

* 4. In the setting of periprosthetic fractures, when do you worry most about nonunion?

* 5. On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being "I would definitely try it" and 1 being "I would never try it," how likely would you be to try a new technology that allowed for cerclage with minimal effect on blood supply and no more than 1 additional minute of OR time using the same tools that you use for cables today?

* 6. In how many cases per month do you use cables in your current practice?

* 7. How would you classify yourself?

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