What is Osteosynthesis?

Internal fixation of a fracture by means of a mechanical device (pin, screw, rod, or plate).

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My wife had a fall and proximal humeral fracture. Up to how much time after the fall can the shoulder replacement surgery be...

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Generally, this is not an extreme emergency, but optimal time for this type of...

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Hello Dr, My name Vinay Kumar, my mother had a wrist injury 2 months before and we went to the Dr he added plaster of Paris bandage for 6 weeks and...

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Pain occuring at the fracture site indicates that the fracture has not united completely (not achieved bony union)....

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I am 25 Male, I like to increase my height by 5cm minimum. Is it possible?

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Height increase after puberty is very difficult, It has been considered nothing more than a wishful thinking by the men and women of...

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