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Shortcomings of External Fixation

  • J. J. Prieto
  • A. M. Pankovich
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Abstract

Applications and indications of external fixation have been considerably extended and modified in recent years, and new fixation frames have been designed, produced, and used. Certain shortcomings of external fixation in the treatment of fractures have been recognized. A discussion of these shortcomings should include fracture healing, external fixation frames, complications, and the site in which external fixators are being used.

Keywords

External Fixation Fracture Site Fracture Fragment Ring Frame Double Frame 
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  • J. J. Prieto
  • A. M. Pankovich

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