External Fixation: How to Make It Work

Ziran, Bruce H.; Smith, Wade R.; Anglen, Jeff O.; Tornetta III, Paul
July 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 7, p1620
Academic Journal
The article discusses the principles of external fixation in the U.S. The problems encountered with external fixation in the late twentieth century were predominantly due to a lack of understanding of the principles of application, the principles of fracture-healing with external fixation, and the use of old technology. External fixation is a minimally invasive technique whose application and management have been refined.


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