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Distal Femoral Fractures A Review Of Fixation Methods

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Distal femoral fractures: A review of fixation methods M.C. Forster, , B. Komarsamy and J.N. Davison Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK Volume 37, Issue 2, Pages 97-108 Accepted 15 February 2005.
The treatment of distal femoral fractures has evolved; nevertheless, these fractures remain difficult to treat and carry an unpredictable prognosis....
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External Fixation Of Open Femoral Shaft Fractures

Location: http://www.jtrauma.com/pt/re/jtrauma/abstract.00005373-199504000-00033.htm;jsessionid=E8uSMMNJYnJUcz ...

Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 38(4):648-652, April 1995. Mohr, Volker D. Maj. GFAF MC; Eickhoff, Ulrich Maj. GFAF MC; Haaker, Rolf Maj. GFAF MC; Klammer, Hans-Ludwig Col. GFAF MC Abstract: Objective: To determine whether external fixation proves to be a sensible technique for definitive stabilization in open femoral fractures. Design:...
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Femoral Nail Removal Should Be Restricted in Asymptomatic Patients

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Abstract: Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (423):222-226, June 2004. Gosling, Thomas MD; Hufner, Tobias MD; Hankemeier, Stefan MD; Zelle, Boris A MD; Muller-Heine, Assia MD; Krettek, Christian FRACS
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Management of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma

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OTA 2002 - Session 3 Session III - Polytrauma Fri., 10/11/02 Polytrauma, Paper #16, 4:03 PM Management of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma: From Early Total Care to Damage Control Orthopaedic Surgery Hans-Christoph Pape, MD; Boris Zelle, MD; Frank Hildebrand, MD; Christian Krettek, MD, FRACS; Hannover Medical School; Hannover, Germany
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Plating of Femoral Shaft Fractures: Traditional ORIF versus Submuscular Fixation

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OTA 2002 - Session 8 Session VIII - Femur/Knee Sun., 10/13/02 Femur/Knee, Paper #56, 8:31 AM *Plating of Femoral Shaft Fractures: Traditional ORIF versus Submuscular Fixation Dennis Vogt, MD; Michael Zlowodzki, MD; Peter A. Cole, MD; Philip J. Kregor, MD; Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; and the University of Mississippi...
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The Effect Of Implant Overlap On The Mechanical Properties Of The Femur

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Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 54(5):930-935, May 2003. Harris, Timothy MD; Ruth, John T. MD; Szivek, John PhD; Haywood, Brett MD Conclusion : Strain patterns are altered by the degree of implant overlap in the proximal femoral diaphysis. Femora with uninstrumented intervals between retrograde nails and side plates fail...
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The Treatment Of Nonunions Following Intramedullary Nailing Of Femoral Shaft Fractures

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Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 16(6):394-402, July 2002. Pihlajamaki, Harri K.; Salminen, Sari T.; Bostman, Ole M. Conclusions: Exchange nailing without extracortical bone grafting seems to be the most effective method to treat a disturbed union of a femoral shaft fracture after intramedullary nailing. Autogenous extracortical bone grafting alone proved to be...
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