reconstruction plate

reconstruction plate

Orthopedics A plate used to repair pelvic and calcaneal fractures and for posterior cervical spine fusion; RPs are malleable and can be trimmed to support fractures through complex bony surfaces. See Plate.
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The reconstruction plate was contoured and the condylar segment from the resected specimen was sectioned and fixed as a free graft.
The mechanical advantages of a parallel plate configuration have been demonstrated for conventional reconstruction plate design (29), as well as for locking plate construct (23).
Among them a reconstruction plate or a precontoured locking compression plate are the most preferred.
However earlier attempt should be made to stabilize the mandible with either bone graft or reconstruction plate in patients with respiratory or feeding problems.
sup][36] analyzed the biomechanical characteristics involved in TEN fixation and reconstruction plate fixation for mid-shaft clavicular fractures, presented by biomechanical finite element analysis, showed that reconstruction plates and ESIN yielded similar functional results, time to union, level of postoperative pain, and patient satisfaction rates.
Next, a reconstruction plate was bent to produce a hook-like plate to hold the fractured bone to the inner wall, and the plate was fixed on the ilium (Figure-D).
A large dome fragment along with a transverse fracture was stabilized with a pelvic reconstruction plate.
4 titanium reconstruction plate was placed at the inferior border transorally with 4 screws (Figure 7).
Peckitt said that some of his reconstructive surgery makes use of the titanium-coated hollow-screw reconstruction plate, or THORP, system developed jointly by two Swiss entities, the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery in Bern and the Institute Straumann in Waldenburg.
But we usually preferred DCP/LCP, then additional fixation of medial column was done by either 1/3rd tubular plate, reconstruction plate or medial locking plate.
Comminuted mandibular fractures where application of a reconstruction plate is warranted, also preferably should receive IMF/MMF to allow a precise adaptation of the bulkier and harder reconstruction plate, so as not to displace fracture segments.

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