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The purpose of this report was to present the technique of arthroscopic osteosynthesis in the coronoid process fractures and the clinical results of patients who underwent this surgery.
Clavicular fractures account for approximately 2.6% of all fractures, with the majority being midshaft fractures.[1] A recent meta-analysis reported a nonunion rate as high as 14.5% for displaced midshaft fractures treated nonoperatively.[2] Moreover, a specific association between thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) and clavicular nonunion has been reported.[3],[4],[5] On the other hand, osteosynthesis for clavicular fractures is a reliable treatment, with rates of midshaft nonunion as low as 1.4%.[2] Although clavicular osteosynthesis decreases the rate of nonunion, TOS remains a possible postoperative complication.
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The main disadvantages of the anatomic reduction and rigid fixation by plates led to the development of the "biological plate osteosynthesis" concept.
In our clinic 56 patients underwent the blocked intramedullary osteosynthesis during 2008-2011; 38 patients among them had multiple bone fractures of the lower extremities.
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US), miniplate osteosynthesis holds technical advantages over intermaxillary fixation for allowing bone healing of fractures of the facial skeleton in that: plates are small and easily adapted, they are applied monocortically, the approach is intraoral, and the plates provide functional stability that is biomechanically balanced.
Modern traumatology started with the development of osteosynthesis, which was a major step forward in craniomaxillofacial surgery.
Considering these aspects, the main objective of our study is to design a new implant of different geometrical shape and thickness for osteosynthesis of trans-sindesmotic fibula's fracture.
At this stage, the first phase consists in importing of STL models of fibula and osteosynthesis implant in the specialized program, Catalyst, (program which generates command code for 3D Printing machine Elitte).
While osteosynthesis plate and intramedullary (IM) nail systems are proven safe and effective fixation devices, several medical device manufacturers have begun adding polymeric locking devices to these applications to increase safety and improve functionality.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 24, 2005 - (JCNN) - Takiron announced on October 24 that it has obtained CE Mark approval on Osteotrans, its proprietary biodegradable material for osteosynthesis, as of August 24.
This deal is likely to create a global osteosynthesis (surgical treatment for bones) medical device company.