Items tagged “orthopeadics”
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A derotational screw is an orthopedic device used for internal fixation of fractures to, unsurprisingly, limit rotation of the fracture. They are applied across fractures at risk of rotation and hence avascular necrosis.
Dynamic hip screw without sliding
Published 05 Jun 2015
Hip hemiarthroplasty is an orthopedic procedure for the treatment of certain femoral neck fractures where the femoral head is removed and replaced. The prosthetic head articulates with the native acetabulum hence it is designated as 'hemi'. Hemiarthroplasty is indicated for the surgical treatme...