Mend bones minus the cast

Verkler, Erin
May 2005
Prevention;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p51
Comments of the efficacy of elastic titanium nails used to heal broken bones. Report that elastic titanium nails help heal broken bones in children faster than traditional casts; Comments of Jack Flynn, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who studied the use of the nails for bone healing; Report that the nails are best used in children who are still growing; Availability of the nails in most children's hospitals.


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