Biomechanical comparison of different fixations of femur-interlocking-nails.

OBJECTIVE A new design of intra-medullary nailing fixation is investigated in this study. The strength properties of the new design are compared to the standard fixation method. DESIGN The bone-implant-compound is examined by using experimental methods. BACKGROUND Failure of bone substance in the region of the interlocking screws is a complication in… CONTINUE READING