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Principles of intramedullary nailing

David Noyes and John McMaster

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012013

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Principles of intramedullary nailing

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Intramedullary nailing provides the trauma surgeon with a biologic solution to the stabilization of both simple and complex long bone fractures

An appreciation of the biomechanics and the technical difficulties is essential.

Chapter.  2775 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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