Internal Fixation of Fractures
Internet resources relating to Internal Fixation of Fractures
[OCOSH Code: D005593 239293007 OP_FF_IF]
- IM Fixation of Fractures (8)
- Internet resources relating to Intramedullary fixation of fractures. Use of intramedullary (IM) rods, nails or other devices.
MeSH Search Term "Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary"[mesh]
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Internal fixation using intramedullary nail (procedure) Concept ID: 257836008
Synonyms - Fixation of fracture using intramedullary nail
OCOSH Code: D005594 257836008 OP_FF_IF_IM
Restoration and maintenance of the plateau surface are the key points in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures. Any deformity of the articular surface jeopardizes the future of the knee by causing osteoarthritis and axis deviation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of Trabecular Metal (porous...
Added: Sun Sep 27 2009
By Douglas W. Jackson, MD
ORTHOPEDICS TODAY 2006; 26:68
The indications for â€śhardware removalâ€ť have often seemed somewhat subjective. There are those obvious cases where it presents mechanical symptoms or removal is necessary for another procedure to be done. In addition, surgeons often underestimate the time necessary for the removal and...
Added: Tue Sep 09 2008
Metacarpal fractures are common injuries. Metacarpal fracture nonunions are uncommon because of the support provided by adjacent metacarpals, but can be a difficult problem following high energy trauma. This series of pictures document the difficulty of treating a middle metacarpal nonunion following a gunshot injury.
Added: Thu Jan 31 2002