Rush rod

Rush rod

Orthopedics An unreamed intramedullary rod with a chisel-like tip, and is commonly used for fibular shaft fractures, and occasionally in other tubular bones as well.
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Dietz and colleagues (13) used a combination of nailing techniques, including K-wires, ESIN, and Rush rods. Luhmann and associates (20) and Cullen and coworkers (21) used K-wires and Rush rods, while Shoemaker and colleagues (19) used K-wires and Steinmann pins.
These materials included Kirschner wiring, Rush rods, Steinmann pins, and ESIN, sometimes all used in the same study.
They include ORIF with plates and screws, or intramedullary nailing with k-wires, rush rods or flexible nails like square nails and titanium (Nancy) nails with percutaneous fixation (6).