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1. Politics of or involving a nation's domestic as opposed to foreign affairs
2. Education denoting assessment by examiners who are employed at the candidate's place of study
3. situated within, affecting, or relating to the inside of the body
4. a medical examination of the vagina, uterus, or rectum
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Fracture union following internal fixation in the HIV population.
Internal fixation of fractures of both bones forearm: Comparison of locked compression and limited contact dynamic compression plate.
The third-generation orthopedic internal fixation system was developed from hook structure to the screw-hook hybrid structure, which has become the mainstream of internal fixation of spine surgery in China.
Intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck can be treated with either immediate prosthetic replacement of the femoral head or internal fixation; however, prosthetic replacement is associated with a higher rate of morbidity and mortality than is internal fixation.
We reported a case of an injured branch of the PFA following internal fixation, which was treated successfully with coil embolization.
Zhang, "Arthroplasty or internal fixation for displaced femoral neck fractures: which is the optimal alternative for elderly patients?
To evaluate restoration of the anatomy of malleoli and ankle perfectly by operative treatment with internal fixation.
Though investigators with a large amount of experience with technique may not believe there is any significant increase in operative time when using arthroscopy, there is at least one published study which directly associates ARIF with longer surgical times when compared to traditional open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF).
In recent years there has been a trend towards open reduction and internal fixation as the choice of treatment for mandibular fractures7.
Tibial fracture in a cross bred dog was treated successfully through open reduction and internal fixation with Dynamic Compression Plate.
Many authors have encountered poor results in patients treated with open reduction and internal fixation of tibial plateau fractures with poor soft tissue envelope [4].
An open reduction internal fixation of the humerus was performed with irrigation and debridement, followed by a thrombectomy of the left brachial artery.