fixators

fixators (fik·sāˑ·ters),

n.pl soft-tissue structures that act as synthe-sizers during movement. Also called
stabilizers.
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Treatment of injured cranial and facial bones usually requires internal fixators such as plate and screw fixation systems, flap fixation devices, bone graft substitutes or others to fix the facial fracture.
Internal fixators comprise the largest portion of the orthopedic trauma fixation market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 6.
Internal fixators comprise the largest market in orthopedic trauma fixation and are expected to grow at a CAGR of about 6.
Lot 3 systems and dynamic external fixators for osteosynthesis open fractures consists of the following components:
A variety of craniomaxillofacial implants are used to treat facial traumas, including metallic and non-metallic fixators.
Plate and screw systems are the mostly used internal fixators for fixing a traumatized fracture.
The term pinsite myiasis was recently adopted for a rare and emerging parasitic infection after treatment of open fractures with extemal metal fixators (pins).
The features of the existing fixators, their modularity as well as the pertaining instructions of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery and Distractional Osteogenesis are also carefully analyzed.
As such, guidelines for application of the LCP generally followed those for the use of external fixators.
Soldiers who have to wear external metal frames - known as fixators - for long periods to allow bones to repair, complained that they were having to wear self-modified tracksuit bottoms using safety-pins or shorts.
External fixators are primarily used for trauma but may also be used for deformity correction and arthrodesis, among other applications.
An organization founded to provide hand-made clothing to military members who suffer from leg injuries and are required to wear external fixators as part of their treatment has a new Web site.