segmental fracture

seg·men·tal frac·ture

a fracture in two parts of the same bone.
Synonym(s): double fracture

segmental fracture

a bone break in which several large bone fragments separate from the main body of a fractured bone. The ends of the fragments may pierce the skin, as in an open fracture, or may be contained within the skin, as in a closed fracture.

seg·men·tal frac·ture

(seg-men'tăl frak'shŭr)
A fracture in two parts of the same bone.
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On Winquist [11] grading system 16 were grade I, 8 were grade II, 4 was grade III and 2 was grade IV; 1 segmental fracture was seen.
The patient described in this report was surgically treated for multiple failed attempts at fixation and fusion of a comminuted segmental fracture that subsequently got infected.
Open fracture with extensive soft-tissue laceration, damage, or loss or an open segmental fracture.
When intermediate fragment is split or there is comminution of either level of segmental fracture, the interlocking nail is the only best available implant, since the conventional IM nailing does not provide adequate fixation.
The screw holes have two similar 'ramps' inclined at both ends permitting compression in either direction and is particularly suitable in treating segmental fracture.
After orthopedic reduction of the right femur and intramedullary fixation with retrograde nail (S2[TM], Stryker, Montreux, Switzerland), segmental fracture of right lower leg was stabilized with intramedullary nail (Versanail[TM], DePuy, Leeds, England).
The unstable segmental fracture model was created by making a second transverse cut three centimeters distal to the first cut and six centimeters distal to the lesser trochanter.
2) had fracture of ipsilateral femur and segmental fracture of the tibia.
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Segmental fractures generally refer to a concomitant ipsilateral distal clavicle and midshaft clavicle fracture [2].
Sixty-six segmental fractures of the transverse processes were detected: 44 on the right side and 22 on the left.