A Simple Method for Removal of the Distal Segment of a Broken Femoral Intramedullary Nail : A Case Report

Pan, K.L. and Reuben, P.R (2012) A Simple Method for Removal of the Distal Segment of a Broken Femoral Intramedullary Nail : A Case Report. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal, 6 (3). pp. 66-68.

[img]
Preview
PDF
A Simple Method for Removal of the Distal Segment of a Broken Femoral Intramedullary Nail A Case Report.pdf

Download (1MB) | Preview
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5704.MOJ.1207.011

Abstract

Broken locked intramedullary nail secondary to nonunion of the femur following radiotherapy for fibromatosis. A Kirschner wire with one tip fashioned into a hook was used to remove the distal segment without opening with the nonunion site. Details of the procedure are described.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,(UNIMAS)
Uncontrolled Keywords: UNIMAS, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Broken intramedullary nail, removal of distal segment
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 02 May 2014 08:44
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2015 01:36
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/2206

Actions (For repository members only: login required)

View Item View Item