Setscrew distal locking for intramedullary nails: A biomechanical study


KÖSE N., Gunal I., Wang X., Athanasiou K., Agrawal C., Mabrey J.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, vol.14, no.6, pp.414-419, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00005131-200008000-00006
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.414-419
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This biomechanical study was undertaken to examine the effectivenes of setscrew distal locking id a static intramedullary (IM) femoral nail on the stability of fixation of femoral shaft fractures.