Nail

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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Intramedullary nails are routinely used in the treatment of fracture for femur and tibia.
3,5-7) However, no previous case of radial nerve traction injury due to this type of intraoperative positioning during Kuntscher intramedullary nail insertion has been reported in the literature.
Chapter One Interlocking Intramedullary Nail Industry Overview
Immediate weight-bearing after treatment of a comminuted fracture of the femoral shaft with a statically locked intramedullary nail.
Schneider intramedullary nails that were implanted by directly opening the fracture to gain access to the medullary canal were also included in this group.
Friedlander and colleagues reported their results in a prospective multi-center study comparing the use of autogenous iliac crest bone grafting to rhOP-1 in conjunction with a reamed intramedullary nail for treatment of tibial diaphyseal nonunions.
Intramedullary nails, already biologically friendly, are now being placed through smaller skin incisions with specially designed insertion guides and reduction tools that allow for less exposure.
In general, US surgeons predominantly use plates and international surgeons tend to use intramedullary nails, but we believe the market is moving back towards a mix of implants to accommodate various fracture patterns.
The contract is for the supply of orthopedic implants - telescopic intramedullary nail for the Department of Orthopedics Institute CZMP.
Henley MB, Meier M, Tencer AF: Influences of some design parameters on the biomechanics of the unreamed tibial intramedullary nail.
Smith JT, Goodman SB, Tischenko G: Treatment of comminuted femoral subtrochanteric fractures using the Russell-Taylor reconstruction intramedullary nail.
1 intramedullary nail, locking plates, screws, nails Ender, Rush, Kirschner, screws, tools ortp.

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