Ender nail

Ender nail

Orthopedics An unreamed intramedullary nail used for femoral shaft and intertrochanteric fractures; ENs allow early weight-bearing and can be placed with closed technique, which avoids damage to soft tissue and to the periosteal and muscular blood supply
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IM devices such as ender nail failed to provide optimal rotational alignment.
The insertion of cannulated cancellous screw after ender nail is introduced resulted in controlled collapse of the fracture in which the cannulated cancellous screw acts as guide and directs the collapse of fracture in its direction.
factory Union Mechanical Study Patients (%) Rate (%) Failure Zickel Nail Lechner (1990) 8 -- 0 12 Bergman (1987) 131 90 4 1 Thomas (1986) 52 -- -- 0 Templeton (1979) 26 -- 4 0 Zickel (1976) 94 -- 1 1 Overall 301 90 3 1 Ender Nail Whitelaw (1990) 25 72 0 0 Dobozi (1986) 79 -- 0 10 Pankovich (1980) 31 -- 0 26 Overall 135 72 0 12 Intramedullary Nail Wu (1991) 31 -- 10 3 Papagiannopoulos (1989) 27 -- 0 0 Heiple (1979) 14 -- 0 0 Seinsheimer (1978) 4 -- 0 25 Overall 76 -- 4 3 Table 6 Reported Incidence of Non-union or Other Causes of Mechanical Failure for Subtrochanteric Fractures (Percentage) No.
Ender nail fixation of pediatric femur fractures: a biomechanical analysis.
The technique of Ender nail instrumentation combines the benefits of both surgical and closed functional methods of treatment.
observed good results in 78 femoral fractures treated with Ender Nail.
The principle of Ender nail fixation is canal filling with the nails, while TENs work by balancing the forces between the two opposing flexible implants.
Ender Nail Fixation in Long Bone Fractures: Experience in a Level I Trauma Center.
In this case we have used ender nail with fair result.
Comparision of ender nails, dynamic hip screw and gamma nails in treatment of peritrochanteric femoral fractures.
Package 12 - Kirschner wire, cortical screws, rods Ender nails Steinmann.
Ender nails are flexible stabs integrated in the core of the bone, in marrow, from distal end up to the femoral head.