Bryant traction


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Bry·ant trac·tion

(brī'ănt),
traction upon the lower limb placed vertically, employed especially in fractures of the femur in children.

Bry·ant trac·tion

(brī'ănt trak'shŭn)
Traction on the lower limb placed vertically, employed especially in fractures of the femur in children.

Bryant traction

(brī′ănt)
[Sir Thomas Bryant, Brit. surgeon, 1828–1914]
Traction applied to the lower legs with the force pulling vertically. It is used esp. in treating fractures of the femur in children.

Bryant,

Sir Thomas, English surgeon, 1828-1914.
Bryant ampulla - that portion of an artery on the proximal side of a ligature containing the clot, its upper boundary being marked by a slight constriction.
Bryant sign - in dislocation of the shoulder, an abnormal position of axillary folds occurs.
Bryant traction - traction upon the lower limb placed vertically, employed especially in fractures of the femur in children.
Bryant triangle - lines drawn on the body in fracture of the neck of the femur to determine upward displacement of the trochanter. Synonym(s): iliofemoral triangle