external fixator


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EXTERNAL FIXATION OF FRACTURES OF THE TIBIA AND FIBULA

external fixator

A device for holding fractured bones in place by use of external rather than internal fixation.
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external fixator

A form of bone fixation increasingly used in the management of fractures. A strong steel bar, of circular or square cross-section, lying parallel to the fractured long bone, and securely fixed to it by a number of steel pins passed in through the skin and screwed into the bone above and below the fracture site. The pins are attached to the bar by adjustable brackets.
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Last month, Wright launched Coretrak Articulating External Fixator, designed to meet the challenging fixation cases of the foot, particularly for diabetic patients.
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com)-- Persistence Market Research released a new market report on "Global Market Study on Orthopedic Trauma Devices: External Fixator to Witness Highest Growth by 2020", the global orthopedic trauma devices market was valued at USD 5.
In the same chapter the authors wrote about the most important post-traumatic sequelae - caused by the removal of an external fixator - such as stifness, hypotonotrophy, hypomobility, difficultis in walking, edema, pain.
An external fixator, however, will still be required.
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