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    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


    Mechanical Properties of Küntscher Nail Sections

    Calculation and Experimental Analysis of Forces and Stresses in Intramedullary Nail Models

    Testing Method for Evaluating Bending Stiffness and Torsional Stability of Femurs Implanted with Intramedullary Nails

    Testing of Intramedullary Nails Using Physiological Loading

    Modeling the Insertion of a Zickel Rod into the Femur

    Mechanics of Distal Locking in Intramedullary Rods: Comparison in Osteoporotic and Normal Femurs

    A Method to Evaluate Motion at the Bone Fracture Interface on Intramedullary Nailing

    Comparison of Interlocking and Noninterlocking Intramedullary Nails in Bending and Torsion

    Stability of Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures Fixed with Interlocking Intramedullary Rods

    Initial Mechanical Stability of Three Distally Locked Intramedullary Nail Systems

    Biomechanical Variables Affecting Stability and Stresses in the Fractured Femur During Intramedullary Nailing

    The Role of Medullary Reaming in Closed Nailing of Femur Fractures

    The Brooker-Wills Femoral Nail: Technical Difficulties and Their Avoidance

    Distal Locking for Unstable Femoral Fractures: Is It Necessary? A Preliminary Report

    Intramedullary Fixation of Unstable Trochanteric Fractures of the Hip

    Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures Using the Hansen-Street Nail

    Intramedullary Nailing for Treatment of Diaphysial Nonunions of the Femur

    Ender Nail Fixation in Fractures of the Proximal Femur

    Rush Pin Intramedullary Fixation of Transverse Diaphyseal Femoral Fractures

    Mechanical Complications Following Interlocking Femoral Nailing

    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