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We recommend external fixation in comminuted fractures of the distal radius, which are potentially unstable fractures.
Delayed consolidation of comminuted fractures of tibial bone was observed in 5 cases, which was recovered by nail movement.
The trees were comminuted the following day using a mobile grinder with hot saw teeth on a hot saw rotor with a 10-cm screen.
The comminuted displaced femoral fracture, the open forearm fracture and the short oblique mildly comminuted humeral shaft fracture would have posed a high risk of complications had non-operative treatment been attempted.
A comminuted fracture is when the tibia (shin bone) shatters into two or more pieces at the point of impact, while Cisse's fibula (bone behind the shin) was also broken
Liverpool spokesman Ian Cotton confirmed: ``Our club doctor Mark Waller has confirmed that Djibril Cisse suffered a comminuted fracture of the tibia and fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
In the case of the accidentally comminuted ulna, all brittle fragments were immediately removed and a small coral pin (24 mm length, 4 mm diameter) was first passed distally and then retrogradely until resistance was met at the proximal side of the ulna.
The many products produced from processing citrus include juice, concentrates, pulpwash, peeljuice, clarified juice, comminuted products, natural cloudy peel products, essential oils, dehydrated products, aromas, essences, pectin, segments, natural pigments, alcohol, methane, and human and animal foods.
Comminuted roots, bark, and leaves can all look much the same, and as the various parts of a plant can have different medicinal virtues, it is important to know which is which.
. While in and out traffic in whole bird poultry has been constant, the largest gains during the past two years have been recorded in mechanically deboned and comminuted chicken and turkey meat.
The disposal of green waste optionally - proportionately - comminuted (0-250 mm) or un-shredded.
A comminuted middle third fracture of the clavicle with inferior cortical defect, (3).