[Load stability in relation to the osteosynthesis method, course and complications in open lower-leg fractures with severe soft tissue lesions ].

@article{Etter1982LoadSI,
  title={[Load stability in relation to the osteosynthesis method, course and complications in open lower-leg fractures with severe soft tissue lesions ].},
  author={Ch. Etter and C. Burri and Lothar Kinzl and Mike Raible},
  journal={Aktuelle Traumatologie},
  year={1982},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={78-82}
}
The external fixator ("fixateur externe") is today's method of choice in the treatment of lower leg fractures with severe damage to the soft parts. The various application techniques and angles of application of this device entail varying stability and are characterized by certain advantages and drawbacks. Basing on detailed biomechanical studies and… CONTINUE READING