Evaluation of fracture fixation

  • Dr. K. Krishnaiah
  • Published 2014


Fractures heal naturally. To prevent malunions and nonunions fractures need to be treated. Earlier treatment for fractures was mostly immobilization with splints. Prolonged immobilization causes fracture disease. Fracture fixation principles have evolved from anatomical reduction, rigid fixation to functional reduction and stable fixation. Understanding and… (More)


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