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intramedullary

[‚in·trə·mə′dəl·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Within the bone marrow.
(neuroscience)
Within the tissues of the spinal cord or medulla oblongata.
Within the adrenal medulla.
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If proper intramedullary position of the nail after crossing the fracture site is confirmed on anteroposterior and lateral views, then the second nail is tapped across the fracture site.
This will reduce the psychological negative effects of the child, as well as it will benefit the family and the child as social and economic.10,11 Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) is a common treatment option for pediatric femur fractures and has many advantages as compared with other treatment methods.
Patients who were included in the present study (n=5) had been diagnosed histopathologically as having ISCM following micro-surgical intramedullary tumor excision.
The objective of the study was to assess the outcome of dynamization in delayed union of femoral shaft fractures after intramedullary interlocking nailing.
Indeed, the plurality of distal tibia fractures are still amenable to intramedullary fixation, but for those rare instances where intramedullary nail fixation might not be so feasible (i.e., in the context of a well fixed total knee prosthesis or a comminuted proximal tibia or tibial plateau fracture) plate osteosynthesis of a distal tibia fracture might be sought.
Intramedullary pins were used in proximal fractures in association with cerclage (n=1) for reduction of the subtrochanteric fracture, and tension band (n=1) for avulsion of the greater trochanter.
The metatarsals were excised for biomechanical testing after fixation with a plate, placed plantar-laterally with three locking screws and one nonlocking screw, or with a partially threaded solid titanium intramedullary screw.
Bilateral surgical reaming and placement of an intramedullary nail was performed in both tibias.
Intramedullary devices behave as internal splints that maintain alignment without rigid fixation.
In the group with AFF, intramedullary nail fixation was performed in 94.1% (16 of 17) and plate fixation in 5.9% (1 of 17).
The fracture was treated initially at another hospital with a reamed statically locked intramedullary nail (Figure 1(b)).
Conclusions: We conclude that preoperative MRI could be a useful method in determining intramedullary malignant bone tumor boundaries and may serve as an accepted assessment method of long bone tumors before limb-sparing surgery.