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The results of bi- and trimalleolar fractures treated with nonrigid internal fixation were analyzed in 134 patients. The fractures were of both pronation and supination type. The operative success was evaluated in terms of congruency as seen on the post-operative radiographs. The congruency was classified as either congruent, small, or grave displacement(More)
Polyglactin 910, a resorbable synthetic material, was used as a mesh-tube to bridge defects (7 to 9 mm in length) in a sectioned rabbit tibial nerve. After absorption of the mesh a new nerve sheath was formed which enclosed numerous minute fascicles of regenerating axons. The polyglactin tube influenced the direction taken by the regenerating axons and(More)
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