Closed Removal of a Segmental Intramedullary Rod: A Technical Report

R Randall, R. J. Hall, Peter B. Slabaugh

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Abstract

This report describes a technique for removal of a segmental broken intramedullary femoral rod. Using a closed, stacked wire technique, removal of the broken hardware can be accomplished in a relatively easy and expeditious manner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-365
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Volume10
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

Keywords

  • Broken hardware
  • Femoral nonunion
  • Intramedullary rod

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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