Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 31st, 2005
Closed reduction of fractures prior to intramedullary nailing "is a technically challenging procedure," orthopedic surgeons in Israel explained.
"In complicated cases it may require prolonged exposure to ionizing radiation during fluoroscopy of the fracture site, and when the fracture parts cannot be controlled, undesirable opening of the fracture hematoma is inevitable," noted A. Shezar and colleagues at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.
In the journal Injury, Shezar and collaborators presented "a technically simple method for stable...
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