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Readily Improvised Wrench for Reduction of Fractures During Closed Intramedullary Nailing

DAHNERS, LAURENCE, E.*

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: May 1987 - Volume 218 - Issue - p 148–149
Section II GENERAL ORTHOPAEDICS: PDF Only
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Overhead frame traction equipment can be used to build an adjustable, radiolucent, sterilizable, reduction device. The method achieves a quick and easy reduction of the fracture for passage of intramedullary nailing guide wires.

From the University of North Carolina, Division of Orthopaedics, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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