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Fixation

The process of setting a price of a commodity, whether in the present or the future. See: Gold fixing.
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34 External fixation is a viable option, as it avoids further lung insult associated with IM nailing while providing bony stability.
External fixation of unstable metacarpal and phalangeal fractures.
This case demonstrates a rare complication of the nonoperative management of a type II injury that was treated successfully at our institution with a multiplanar external fixation device.
CPM is a stocking distributor with a portfolio of orthopaedic implants for total joint reconstruction, sports medicine, internal and external fixation products for extremities, and full spinal implants and instrumentation.
Our results revealed that early wound debridement, denuding of exposed cartilage, approximation and fixation of bony pieces with k wires and external fixation at an appropriate elbow angle is an effective method of achieving elbow arthodesis in war injuries.
15-17) The most commonly used method is the type-2 external fixation technique; other methods include the FixEx tubular FESSA system, (18,19) interlocking nails, (20,21) titanium microplates, (22) and tie-in fixator.
20092 have shown by randomized control trials that open reduction and internal fixation with simple and locking implants were usually superior to both external fixation and percutaneous K-wiring when judged by radiological parameters, functional results and occurrence of complication.
Prof Zaki Idrees talked about Intra-Medullary Nailing, Prof Suhail Amin IL IM Nail, Prof Masood Qazi Bridge plating, Dr Shoaib Khan External fixation, Prof Suhail Amin External fixation and Dr Kazim Najad spoke about MIPO and LCP.
External fixation is recently the management of choice in open tibial fractures.
External fixation for distal radius fractures: Effect of distraction on outcome.
The global orthopedic devices market segmentation is based on anatomical locations (hip, knee, shoulder, spine, elbow, foot and ankle, craniomaxillofacial and other extremities) and its subtypes (joint implants, internal fixation devices - screws, plates, wires, nails, and rods, and external fixation devices - frames, clams, and pins).