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Tension Band Wiring


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Description: The tension band concept was introduced to orthopedics by Pauwels in the 1930's and was applied to internal fixation of eccentrically loaded bone. The concept had been around in engineering circles for a long time.
OTA Basic Fracture Course

Type: Lecture/Presentation
Author/Contact: Goulet
Institution: OTA
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Language: English

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Added: Sun Apr 21 2002
Last Modified: Tue Oct 30 2007