Distal screw targeting of interlocking nails.

@article{Rao1989DistalST,
  title={Distal screw targeting of interlocking nails.},
  author={Juluru P Rao and Mario Allegra and Joseph Benevenia and T A Dauhajre},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1989},
  volume={238},
  pages={245-8}
}
Successful placement of the distal interlocking screws into the Grosse-Kempf nail is a demanding procedure due in part to deformation of the nail during insertion and to inaccuracy of the targeting device supplied with the system. The authors suggest an alternative approach. After placement of the nail in a tibia or femur, a Kirschner wire (K-wire) is directed through the distal transfixation hole under fluoroscopic control. A second Grosse-Kempf nail is placed alongside the limb with the K… CONTINUE READING

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