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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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Experience in total joint replacement with implantation of stems into the medullary canal shows that loosening of the prostheses remains a serious problem [8-10].
If a CT or MRI is obtained, it will demonstrate a contiguous medullary canal into the lesion.
Implant instability required implant removal at 2 weeks after surgery, and the medullary canal was debrided and reamed.
The wound would have abruptly disabled the animal because upon entering the medullary canal of the vertebra the point would have caused an immediate and irreversible paralysis of the limbs.
An implant fixation construct was designed to simulate percutaneous, osseointegrated implant attachment in a medullary canal and was built in a three-dimensional printer (Dimension Elite, Stratasys Inc; Eden Prairie, Minnesota) utilizing layered acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic.
By entering the medullary canal from outside of the joint, NovaLign's goal is to avoid damage to the surrounding tissue thereby minimizing the complications that may be experienced with traditional surgical techniques.
The expandable nail concept uses high-pressure saline to inflate the diameter of a cylindrical implant to achieve fixation within the medullary canal of bone.
Branemark discovered osseointegration in an orthopedic model by implanting the titanium device into the medullary canal of an animal tibia [3], but the first translation of the research to human applications occurred in the field of dentistry [4].
8) In the United States, Rush and Rush described the use of metallic Steinman pins placed in the medullary canal to treat fractures of the proximal ulna and proximal femur.
Mark Pitkin states that "adopting the medullary canal as a holding compartment for the pylon's shaft creates a problem of shaft loosening, which has not yet been solved in arthroplasty.
6 mm Kirschner wire is inserted distally along the medullary canal of the proximal phalanx (Fig.