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Title Practice of intramedullary locked nails : new developments in techniques and applications / editor in chief, K. Leung, G. Taglang, R. Schnettler ; coeditor, H. Seidel, H. Haarman, V. Alt ; assistant editor, I. Kempf.
Imprint Berlin ; London : Springer, 2006.

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Subject Bone nails (Orthopedics)
Internal fixation in fractures.
Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary -- methods.
Bone Nails.
Internal Fixators.
Alt Name Leung, Kwok-sui.
Taglang, G.
Schnettler, Reinhard.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Summary Annotation This book is the third volume of the "Practice of Intramedullary Locked Nails" with special focus on the recent advancement of the understanding of biology of the fracture healing of long bones, the emerging technologies which further enhancing the minimally invasiveness nature of closed treatment of fractures and the availabilities of various surgical techniques in intramedullary fixation. The application of new technology in prevention of infection and application of the intramedullary fixation of fractures in pediatric and adolescent patients are also described. The contributors of this volume are from different well known trauma centers and they are the pioneer surgeons in the development and practice of intramedullary locked nails.
Contents Cellular aspects of bone defect healing after implantation of calcium phosphate-based bone substitutes -- Osteoinduction: basic principles and developments -- Intramedullary reaming of long bones -- Differentiation capacity and characterization of cells growing out of human reaming debris -- Implant alloys and interfacial engineering -- A new titanium nail for the femur: concept and design -- Advances in tibial nailing -- The development of retrograde nailing for distal femur fractures -- Retrograde nailing of the femur: contemporary indications and technique -- Antegrade femoral nailing without the aid of a fracture table -- The operative technique for the latest generation gamma nail (the Gamma3) -- Evolution of implants for trochanteric fracture fixation: the engineer's point of view -- A new concept in the treatment of fibular fractures with intramedullary implants -- Hydraulically expandable nailing in the treatment of long bone fractures and pseudarthroses -- Proximal humeral fractures -- Intramedullary nailing of proximal humeral fractures -- Intramedullary nailing of humeral shaft fractures -- A fully implantable, programmable distraction nail (fitbone): new perspectives for corrective and reconstructive limb surgery -- A novel internal callus distraction system -- Callus distraction with the Albizzia nail -- Intramedullary stabilization of the long bones in children with osteogenesis imperfect -- Intramedullary fixation of long bone fractures in infancy and adolescence -- Basic principles of fluoro-navigation -- New technology: image-guided navigation in orthopaedic trauma surgeries -- Review of existing, mounted targeting devices for distal locking of intramedullary nails -- Distal locking with mechanical jig (author's own technique) -- Rationale for antibiotic prophylaxis in open fractures -- Active coating of implants used in orthopedic surgery -- Plasma polymer: high-porosity silver composite coating for infection prophylaxis in intramedullary nailing.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540323457
3540323457
9783540253495 (Cloth)
3540253491 (Cloth)
1280607882
9781280607882
3540640797
9783540640790
3540640800
9783540640806
6610607885
9786610607884
OCLC # 262692427
Link Springer e-books
Additional Format Print version: Practice of intramedullary locked nails. Berlin ; London : Springer, 2006 3540253491 9783540253495 (OCoLC)63700703


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