Geometric mismatch of the Gamma nail to the Chinese femur.

  title={Geometric mismatch of the Gamma nail to the Chinese femur.},
  author={Kwok Sui KS Leung and Philip Procter and Bernd Robioneck and Kristian Behrens},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
The geometric mismatch of the femoral component of the Gamma nail to the Chinese femora resulted in intraoperative complications. To provide scientific data for modification of the implant, 28 pairs of normal Chinese femora were studied with the 3-dimensional reconstruction from the computed tomography scan data. Measurements were taken from the reconstituted drawings, and the anthropometric data were applied in the modification of the implant. This study is the first report on the application… CONTINUE READING

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