Fracture Fixation, Internal

Known as: internal fixation, fracture internal fixation, Fracture Fixations, Internal 
The use of internal devices (metal plates, nails, rods, etc.) to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The biology of fracture healing is a complex biological process that follows specific regenerative patterns and involves changes… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Ankle fractures are among the most common injuries treated by orthopaedic surgeons. The purpose of the present… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES The increasing number of fixed-angle plate systems used to treat distal radius fractures carries with it the problem… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Metal plates for internal fixation of fractures have been used for more than 100 years. Although initial shortcomings such as… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Early reports of open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of the radial head were positive, perhaps because of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We treated 34 consecutive articular fractures of the proximal humerus in 33 patients with good bone quality by open reduction and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The optimal choice for the stabilization of displaced femoral neck fractures remains controversial, with alternatives… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Using a volar approach to avoid the soft tissue problems associated with dorsal plating, we treated a consecutive series of 29… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Biodegradable rods of polyglycolide or lactide-glycolide copolymer were used in the internal fixation of a variety of fractures… (More)
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Review
1979
Review
1979
Fracture healing is a repair process of a mechanical discontinuity loss of force transmission, and pathological mobility of bone… (More)
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