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25 03, 2019

Intramedullary Implants

By |2019-07-09T09:36:35+00:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Orthopedic|Tags: , |0 Comments

The intramedullary device (IMD) for proximal femur comprises of a nail with an expanded proximal end as well as a tunnel for a large-diameter smooth shank lag screw. It’s the orthopedic implant of choice for fixation of the four-part fracture of the proximal femur. The IMD offers the benefits of an intramedullary nail combined with an SHS that enables impaction of the peritrochanteric fracture. The intramedullary position declines the lever-arm on the device and generates its own lateral buttress that prevents extreme lateral migration of the proximal fragment. The strength of the device enables immediate weight bearing. Use of [...]