Intramedullary Rods: Clinical Performance and Related Laboratory Testing

    Harvey JP, Daniels AU, Games RF
    Published: 1989

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    Intramedullary nails are used to stabilize long bone fractures. STP 1008 contains detailed studies of mechanical tests on these implanted rods, comparisons of different nail designs, failure analysis, and orthopedic surgery techniques.

    Table of Contents

    Harvey J.

    Mechanical Properties of Küntscher Nail Sections
    Bayne N., Daniels A., Hofmann A.

    Calculation and Experimental Analysis of Forces and Stresses in Intramedullary Nail Models
    Baumgart F., Becker H.

    Testing Method for Evaluating Bending Stiffness and Torsional Stability of Femurs Implanted with Intramedullary Nails
    Bechtold J., Butts M., Gustilo R., Hoeltzel D., Kyle R.

    Testing of Intramedullary Nails Using Physiological Loading
    Bear L., Davidson J., Hamilton J., Lynch G., Sukere A.

    Modeling the Insertion of a Zickel Rod into the Femur
    Daly A., Hoffman A., Olivieri S., Tarquinio T.

    Mechanics of Distal Locking in Intramedullary Rods: Comparison in Osteoporotic and Normal Femurs
    Greenbarg P., Latta L., Milne T., Zych G.

    A Method to Evaluate Motion at the Bone Fracture Interface on Intramedullary Nailing
    Davidson J., Lynch G.

    Comparison of Interlocking and Noninterlocking Intramedullary Nails in Bending and Torsion
    Bechtold J., Gustilo R., Kyle R., Schaffhausen J.

    Stability of Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures Fixed with Interlocking Intramedullary Rods
    Ebramzadeh E., Fortune J., McKellop H., Sarmiento A.

    Initial Mechanical Stability of Three Distally Locked Intramedullary Nail Systems
    Daniels A., Hofmann A., Morgan J., West H.

    Biomechanical Variables Affecting Stability and Stresses in the Fractured Femur During Intramedullary Nailing
    Johnson K., Sherman M., Tencer A.

    The Role of Medullary Reaming in Closed Nailing of Femur Fractures
    Amis J., Bucholz R., Burkhead W., Frank D.

    The Brooker-Wills Femoral Nail: Technical Difficulties and Their Avoidance
    Blumberg K., Cardea J., Foster W., Hanks G.

    Distal Locking for Unstable Femoral Fractures: Is It Necessary? A Preliminary Report
    Behrens F., Johnson J.

    Intramedullary Fixation of Unstable Trochanteric Fractures of the Hip
    Henry S., Koenig T., Rosenberg S., Seligson D.

    Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures Using the Hansen-Street Nail
    Johanson P., Kim W., Proano F., Stein D., Stryker W.

    Intramedullary Nailing for Treatment of Diaphysial Nonunions of the Femur
    Gagliardi S., Gualtieri G., Gualtieri I., Hendriks M.

    Ender Nail Fixation in Fractures of the Proximal Femur
    Jeffries G., Schaumburg E., Weissfeld S.

    Rush Pin Intramedullary Fixation of Transverse Diaphyseal Femoral Fractures
    Brueckmann F.

    Mechanical Complications Following Interlocking Femoral Nailing
    Brien W., Wiss D.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1008-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5073-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1181-3

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