Intramedullary Nailing

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Pol M. Rommens
  • Martin H. Hessmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Seligson
      Pages 3-12
    3. Hans-Werner Stedtfeld
      Pages 13-25
    4. Roman Pfeifer, Bilal M. Barkatali, Peter Giannoudis, Hans-Christoph Pape
      Pages 27-37
    5. Christian Krettek, Andreas Baumann
      Pages 39-52
    6. Yoram A. Weil, Rami Mosheiff
      Pages 53-63
    7. Pol M. Rommens, Martin H. Hessmann
      Pages 65-75
    8. Martin H. Hessmann, Veit Winkelbach, Pol M. Rommens
      Pages 77-84
    9. Marschall B. Berkes, Milton T. M. Little, Dean G. Lorich
      Pages 85-94
    10. Iain McFadyen, Samantha Gallivan
      Pages 95-101
  3. Specific

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Vinzenz Smekal, Christoph Raas
      Pages 105-115
    3. Martin H. Hessmann, Michael Buhl, Pol M. Rommens
      Pages 117-134
    4. Jochen Blum, Pol M. Rommens
      Pages 135-145
    5. Stefaan Nijs
      Pages 147-159
    6. Georg Gradl
      Pages 161-173
    7. Daniela Klitscher, Pol M. Rommens
      Pages 175-183
    8. Dean G. Lorich, Richard M. Hinds, Patrick C. Schottel, Takeshi Sawaguchi
      Pages 185-206
    9. Michael Schuetz, Tamer Mettyas, Robert Pichler, Herman Bail
      Pages 215-243
    10. Christian Krettek, Thomas Gösling
      Pages 245-316
    11. David Seligson, Dan Severance, Craig Roberts
      Pages 317-329
    12. Pol M. Rommens, Martin H. Hessmann
      Pages 331-345
    13. Rami Mosheiff, Frankie Leung
      Pages 347-373
    14. Rene Attal, Hitendra Doshi, Konstantin Genelin
      Pages 375-393
    15. Christoph Nau, Ingo Marzi, Kai Ziebarth, Steffen Berger
      Pages 395-417
    16. Christian Hierholzer, Volker Bühren
      Pages 419-452
    17. Wolf Strecker
      Pages 453-474
    18. Gerhard Walter, Matthias Kemmerer, Oliver Seibert, Rainer Hoffmann
      Pages 475-495
    19. Abhijit R. Guha, Ian G. Winson
      Pages 497-503
    20. Rainer Baumgart, Marco Santarelli, Tillmann Baumgart
      Pages 505-525
    21. Pieter A. Reynders-Frederix, Cristina Dobre
      Pages 527-542
    22. Martin H. Hessmann, Pol M. Rommens
      Pages 543-554
    23. Michael J. Raschke, Steffen B. Rosslenbroich, Thomas F. Fuchs
      Pages 555-563
    24. Dara Froemel, Andrea Meurer
      Pages 565-585
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 587-598

About this book


This book provides fundamental and practical knowledge in the treatment of fractures, healing disturbances and bone disorders with intramedullary nailing. It comprehensively discusses this biological and mechanical technique for appropriate indications and aims to ameliorate the standard of care for those patients who can benefit from intramedullary nailing. Its purpose is to guide the readers on the ‘why, when, and how’ for intramedullary nailing and is the first comprehensive resource to cover the actual know-how of this technique.  

Intramedullary Nailing: A Comprehensive Guide brings together a large number of experts and opinion leaders in the field of operative fracture care and reconstructive surgery to share their extensive experience with the readership of this book. Orthopedic trauma surgeons from all over the world, who work in many different circumstances and with the most diverse technical and logistical equipment, will find this book to be an essential resource and guide for utilizing this technique in clinical practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Pol M. Rommens
    • 1
  • Martin H. Hessmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Orthopedics &TraumatologyUniversity Medical Center Johannes Gutenberg UniversityMainzGermany
  2. 2.Academic Teaching Hospital FuldaFuldaGermany

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