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Intramedullary Nailing: A Comprehensive Guide

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This publication offers primary and useful wisdom within the remedy of fractures, therapeutic disturbances and bone issues with intramedullary nailing. It comprehensively discusses this organic and mechanical process for applicable symptoms and goals to ameliorate the traditional of deal with these sufferers who can make the most of intramedullary nailing. Its function is to steer the readers at the ‘why, whilst, and how’ for intramedullary nailing and is the 1st complete source to hide the particular information of this system.

Intramedullary Nailing: A accomplished advisor brings jointly a number of specialists and opinion leaders within the box of operative fracture care and reconstructive surgical procedure to percentage their huge event with the readership of this ebook. Orthopedic trauma surgeons from around the globe, who paintings in lots of diversified conditions and with the main varied technical and logistical apparatus, will locate this booklet to be an important source and consultant for using this system in medical perform.

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10). In such a case, removal of the nail can better be done via a longitudinal osteotomy along the narrow parts of the tibial diaphysis. Meanwhile, also slotted thin Titanium nails have been widely abandoned. Another new form of incarceration of the nail hindering removal from the medullary cavity has been described [33]. Long holes, especially if they are located in a callus area, may be filled by bone ingrowth during the healing process. Probably titanium nails, which are color coded by the process of anodic oxidation may specially be prone to tight attachments of new bone formation.

Küntscher technique with reaming. Clin Orthop. 1979;138:56–61. 42. Browner BD, Wiss DA. The Grosse-Kempf locking nail for the femur. In: Browner BD, Edwards CC, editors. The science and practice of intramedullary nailing. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1987. p. 233–52. 43. Russell TA, Taylor J, Charles L, David G, et al. Mechanical characterization of femoral interlocking intramedullary nailing systems. J Orthop Trauma. 1991;5:332–40. 44. Lucas SE, Seligson D, Henry SL. Intramedullary supracondylar nailing of femoral fractures.

The objective of this change was to allow for a firm connection of a standard aiming jig for proximal guided interlocking with nails of different sizes and the use of an antero-posterior locking screw at the proximal end of the tibial nail. e. 16 years after the start of the method in Frankfurt, was a slotted nail, too. Besides some changes in bending of femoral and tibial nails, Synthes and the AO community introduced the concept of the ‘dynamic’ locking hole at the proximal end of the nail. The locking screw in a long hole is meant to allow for longitudinal dynamization and, at the same time, to prohibit postoperative rotational displacement of the fracture.

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