Nail

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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Complex fractures of the tibia and femur treated with static interlocking intramedullary nail.
A biomechanical study on the fracture treatment--intravital measurement of the strain on an intramedullary nail in the healing process of the femoral fracture in goats (author's transl), Nippon Seikeigeka Gakkai Zasshi.
The working prototype consists of a fixed magnet that is placed inside the intramedullary nail and a handheld unit housing the sensors, electronics, and drill sleeve.
Operative treatment was offered using a Kuntscher intramedullary nail for the stabilization of the left femoral fracture, whereas the vertebra fracture was treated non-operatively.
In this study, we intend to evaluate the functional and radiological outcome of diaphyseal fracture of shaft of femur in children treated with Titanium elastic intramedullary nail.
Tibial lengthening over an intramedullary nail in patients with short stature or leg-length discrepancy: a comparative study.
Multiple guide wire technique for removal of the short distal fragment of a fractured intramedullary nail.
Group A patients were treated using SIGN tibia solid intramedullary nails, 41 patients; Group B patients were treated by using (PITKAR) Indian Hollow intramedullary tibia nails, 31 patients; 36 patients belonged to the age group of 34 to 49 years (50%), 22 patients to the age group of 18 to 33 years (30.
Minimally invasive implantation of a novel flexible intramedullary nail in patients with displaced midshaft clavicle fractures.
A retrospective review was performed on patients who sustained a subtrochanteric femur fracture (AO/OTA type 32) and were stabilized using a statically locked intramedullary nail between January 1, 2008, and August 1, 2011, at a level 1 trauma center.
Objectives: To evaluate the outcome of intramedullary nail and plate fixation for the treatment of extra-articular fractures of the distal tibia and to determine whether there are sufficient objective data in the literature to compare the two methods.
With use of the Ilizarov fixator, lengthening occurs along the mechanical axis of the tibia, whereas lengthening over an intramedullary nail occurs along the anatomical axis.

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