A biomechanical comparison of micromotion after ankle fusion using 2 fixation techniques: Intramedullary arthrodesis nail or Ilizarov external fixator Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ankle Joint
  • Arthrodesis
  • Bone Nails
  • External Fixators
  • Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary
  • Ilizarov Technique

abstract

  • Both IM nail and Ilizarov external fixation provided excellent fusion site stability. The decision of which implant to use for complex arthrodesis should be dictated by the clinical needs.

publication date

  • March 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3113/FAI.2008.0334

PubMed ID

  • 18348832

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 334

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 29

number

  • 3