About this book
The third volume of the "Practice of Intramedullary Locked Nails" places a special focus on recent advancements in understanding the biology of fracture healing of long bones, the emerging technologies that further enhance the minimally invasive nature of closed treatment of fractures, and the availability 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 to this volume are from different well-known trauma centers and are pioneer surgeons in the development and practice of intramedullary locked nails.
Orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons
Computer aided orthopedic surgery
Gamma 3 nail
Minimally invasive surgery
Table of contents
Introduction.- Advancement in biology and fracture healing in locked nails.- Materials used for intramedullary devices.- New designs of intramedullary nails.- Intramedullary fixation of long bone fractures in infancy and adolescence.- New technologies: navigation and targeting devices.- Infection prophylaxis in intramedullary nailing.