Preoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/273213
Title:
Preoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter.
Authors:
Galbraith, J G; O'Leary, D P; Dailey, H L; Kennedy, T E; Mitra, A; Harty, J A
Affiliation:
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. johng442@hotmail.com
Citation:
Preoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter. 2012, 43 (11):1962-8 Injury
Journal:
Injury
Issue Date:
Nov-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/273213
DOI:
10.1016/j.injury.2012.07.190
PubMed ID:
22898558
Abstract:
Selecting the correct tibial nail length is essential for satisfactory outcomes. Nails that are inserted and are found to be of inappropriate length should be removed. Accurate preoperative nail estimation has the potential to reduce intra-operative errors, operative time and radiation exposure.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Anthropometry; Bone Nails; Cadaver; Equipment Design; Female; Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary; Humans; Male; Preoperative Care; Tibia; Tibial Fractures
ISSN:
1879-0267

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorGalbraith, J Gen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Leary, D Pen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDailey, H Len_GB
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, T Een_GB
dc.contributor.authorMitra, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHarty, J Aen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-19T09:37:09Z-
dc.date.available2013-03-19T09:37:09Z-
dc.date.issued2012-11-
dc.identifier.citationPreoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter. 2012, 43 (11):1962-8 Injuryen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1879-0267-
dc.identifier.pmid22898558-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.injury.2012.07.190-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/273213-
dc.description.abstractSelecting the correct tibial nail length is essential for satisfactory outcomes. Nails that are inserted and are found to be of inappropriate length should be removed. Accurate preoperative nail estimation has the potential to reduce intra-operative errors, operative time and radiation exposure.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Injuryen_GB
dc.subject.meshAnthropometry-
dc.subject.meshBone Nails-
dc.subject.meshCadaver-
dc.subject.meshEquipment Design-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshFracture Fixation, Intramedullary-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshPreoperative Care-
dc.subject.meshTibia-
dc.subject.meshTibial Fractures-
dc.titlePreoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. johng442@hotmail.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalInjuryen_GB
dc.description.provinceMunsteren

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