stable fracture

sta·ble frac·ture

a fracture that does not tend to displace after it has been reduced and immobilized.
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MICHAEL HEARD faces a long spell on the sidelines after suffering a stable fracture of the T6 vertebrae in a nasty fall at Cheltenham on Sunday.
They diagnosed it as a stable fracture and thought that continuing to ride my bike wouldn't do it any harm," said Thomas.
In particular, the Vancouver classification helps the surgeon differentiate between a stable fracture and an unstable fracture, which requires osteosynthesis, as well as a stable implant from an unstable implant, which requires revision.
It is what they call a stable fracture, which means there has been no nerve damage.
At room temperature and at quasi-static conditions (low loading rates), the mechanical response for either the PP homopolymer or the controlled-rheology PPs was clearly nonlinear with stable fracture (35).
On January 8 a third doctor visited him at home and the following day he was finally taken by ambulance to Wansbeck General Hospital and given an X-ray which confirmed a stable fracture in his spine.
She said: "He has a stable fracture of the T12 vertebrae but there is no neurological damage, ie he is moving everything fine.
McCoy's personal assistant Gee Bradburne said: "He has a stable fracture of the T12 vertebrae but there is no neurological damage, ie he is moving everything fine.
He has a stable fracture of the T12 vertebra," she said, "but there is no neurological damage - he is moving everything fine.
Cast type did not affect loss of reduction in patients with nondisplaced fractures or in those with displaced fractures with a stable fracture pattern.
The advantage of width taper is that stable fracture growth occurs at the constant fracture load.