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Intramedullary nails are implants placed within the intramedullay canal of a bone to stabilize long bone fractures.
3,5-7) However, no previous case of radial nerve traction injury due to this type of intraoperative positioning during Kuntscher intramedullary nail insertion has been reported in the literature.
Comparative study of callus progression in limb lengthening with or without intramedullary nail with reference to the pixel value ratio and the Ru Li's classification.
Intramedullary nail and lag-screw fixation of proximal femur fractures.
Plate fixation and intramedullary nail are two well-accepted and effective methods.
5) The advantages of lengthening over an intramedullary nail include a decrease in the duration of external fixation, protection against refracture and earlier rehabilitation.
His original intramedullary nail was a V-shaped stainless steel nail that was inserted antegrade.
Among the various modalities of treatment such as conservative gentle manipulation and use of short leg or long leg cast, open reduction and internal fixation with plates and screws, intramedullary fixation (Including Ender Pins, intramedullary nails and interlocking intramedullary nails with reaming (or) without Reaming) and External fixation techniques, surgeon should be capable of using all these techniques and must weigh advantages and disadvantages of each one and adapt the best possible treatment.
The present study examines clinical outcomes and complications associated with the use of newer generation interlocked intramedullary nails compared with open reduction and internal fixation with plates and screws for pathologic fractures in long bones.
Care was taken to ensure that only the pipe was secured in the vise, and that the intramedullary nail did not impinge on any aspect of the testing apparatus (Fig.
compared the results of compression plate fixation and flexible intramedullary nail insertion.

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