Absorbable pins of self-reinforced poly-L-lactic acid for fixation of fractures and osteotomies.

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We reviewed 27 patients with small-fragment fractures or osteotomies treated by internal fixation with absorbable self-reinforced poly-L-lactide pins. The follow-up time ranged from eight to 37 months. The two most common indications were chevron osteotomy of the first metatarsal bone for hallux valgus and displaced fracture of the radial head. No… (More)

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@article{Pihlajamki1992AbsorbablePO, title={Absorbable pins of self-reinforced poly-L-lactic acid for fixation of fractures and osteotomies.}, author={Harri K Pihlajam{\"a}ki and Ole M. B{\"{o}stman and Eero J Hirvensalo and Pertii T{\"{o}rm{\"a}l{\"a} and Pentti Rokkanen}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={1992}, volume={74 6}, pages={853-7} }