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Extraction of intramedullary nails by proximal stacked wire technique

Weinrauch, Patrick C. & Blakemore, Martin (2007) Extraction of intramedullary nails by proximal stacked wire technique. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 21(9), pp. 663-664.

Abstract

We describe the use of proximal stacked wires for the removal of an intramedullary nail in the context of difficult extraction and failed attempts by conventional methods. This percutaneous technique is particularly useful for the extraction of narrow cannulated or solid intramedullary nails after failure of removal by extraction bolt devices.

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ID Code: 10051
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Intramedullary nail, Removal, Technique, Difficult
ISSN: 1531-2291
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Copyright Statement: This is the author-version of the work. The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, <Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 21(9):pp. 663-664, 2007 © < Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Deposited On: 10 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:17

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