bioabsorbable pin

bioabsorbable pin

A bioprosthetic used for short-term fixation of an unstable bone, which is later absorbed by the body.

bioabsorbable pin

Orthopedics A bioprosthetic used for short-term fixation of an unstable bone, which is later eliminated from the body
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Large osteochondral fractures of the lateral femoral condyle in the adolescent: Outcome of bioabsorbable pin fixation.
While in the fixation group, osteochondral fragments were openly internally fixed using headless compression screws (Headless Compression Screw, Double Medical, China) or bioabsorbable pins (FreedomPin, Inion Oy, USA) [Figure 3].
Morganti, "Large osteochondral fractures of the lateral femoral condyle in the adolescent: outcome of bioabsorbable pin fixation," The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, vol.
Open reduction and bioabsorbable pin fixation for late presenting irreducible supracondylar humeral fracture in children.
The contract is for the supply of stability, prostheses, implants, gastric bands, valves for surgical treatment of hydrocephalus, vacuum mixing kits, accessories for neuronavigation system, pulsating rinse articular surfaces, bioabsorbable pins and zespalajacych in an assortment of materials and amounts listed in Annex 2 to IDW (form of range-price) and the training of personnel Employer for mobilization, operation and maintenance of the contract (if required).
In 2009, 6 children with similar fractures constituted group 2 and were treated using bioabsorbable pins and/or screws with the same surgical approach.
Using bioabsorbable pins and screws requires fine technical skills and good knowledge of the material, especially when applied to a small size elbow.
Examples include materials used for kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty, bone cements and bioabsorbable pins or nails used to enhance healing of fractures.
Comparison of bioabsorbable pins and Kirschner wires in the fixation of chevron osteotomies for Hallux valgus.