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NAIL, A measure of length, equal to two inches and a quarter. Vide Measure.

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Schneider E, Michel MC, Genge M, Zuber K, Ganz R, Perren SM, "Loads acting in an intramedullary nail during fracture healing in the human femur", Journal of biomechanics 2001,Jul; 34(7): 849-57.
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.
Interlocking intramedullary nail industry import/export consumption, supply and demand figures and cost price and production value gross margins are also provided.
For many patients, the hardware used to fix the original fracture is not removed; one study has shown that only 20% of intramedullary nails are removed after the femoral shaft fracture has healed.
Recently, the AO/ASIF developed and introduced a new intramedullary nail system, the proximal femoral nail antirotation, which is generally referred to as the PFNA (Fig.
His original intramedullary nail was a V-shaped stainless steel nail that was inserted antegrade.
The present study examines clinical outcomes and complications associated with the use of newer generation interlocked intramedullary nails compared with open reduction and internal fixation with plates and screws for pathologic fractures in long bones.
Once a diagnosis of nonunion had been established, all of the patients underwent plate and screw or intramedullary nail fixation in conjunction with either allograft or autograft bone grafting or demineralized bone matrix (DBM).
Bhandari M, Shaughnessy S: A minimally invasive percutaneous technique of intramedullary nail insertion in an animal model of fracture healing.
Main Segments Included: Internal Fixation External Fixation Unilateral External Fixation Market Circular External Fixation Market Hybrid External Fixation Market Plates and Screws Cannulated Screw Market Intramedullary Nails Cannulated Screws Compression Hip Screws Hip Intramedullary Nails Stainless Steel Hip Intramedullary Nail Market Titanium Hip Intramedullary Nail Market Pins, Wires and Cables Locking Plates Hybrid Plates
Conversion of a femoral external fixator to an intramedullary nail has been demonstrated to be safe in the absence of acute pin-tract infections.
use of the company's DISTALOCK(TM)Titanium Femoral Intramedullary Nail system.
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