Fracture Fixation

Known as: Fixations, Skeletal, fixation fracture, Skeletal Fixation 
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.

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2008
2008
BACKGROUND A variety of methods are available for the fixation of femoral shaft fractures after total hip arthroplasty. However… (More)
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2006
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2006
UNLABELLED Proximal humeral fractures, especially in elderly patients, remain a challenging problem for the surgeon because the… (More)
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2005
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2005
Restoration of painless and satisfactory elbow function after a fracture of the distal humerus requires anatomic reconstruction… (More)
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2004
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2004
OBJECTIVES To establish a laboratory model of implant cutout, which can evaluate the effect of implant design on cutout… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Despite the good results that are usually reported after fixation at the sites of olecranon fractures and osteotomies… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of timing of spine fracture fixation on outcome in multiply injured patients. SUMMARY… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE To compare the mechanical effectiveness of three different techniques for stabilization of transverse fractures of the… (More)
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1991
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1991
We analysed the radiographs of 67 patients with displaced malleolar fractures treated by open reduction and internal fixation… (More)
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1990
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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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1985
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1985
Although it has been well established that fracture healing is influenced by the mechanical environment, the optimal parameters… (More)
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