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27 04, 2019

Functioning of Rods and Nails

By |2019-07-09T08:12:26+00:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Orthopedic|Tags: , |0 Comments

Different types of orthopedic Implants have been designed for placement in the intramedullary canal of bones, ranging from Kirschner's nails to the femoral nails. One can usually classify these devices by whether intramedullary reaming is essential prior to placement of the device or not. With the first nails placed down the femoral shaft, the medullary space first had to be reamed out so that the large nail wouldn’t shatter the bone as it is hammered down the shaft. However, reaming is an invasive process, and can compromise the already tenuous blood supply of the medullary space. Reaming can also [...]