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Internal Fixators Summary

Description: Internal devices used in osteosynthesis to hold the position of the fracture in proper alignment. By applying the principles of biomedical engineering, the surgeon uses metal plates, nails, rods, etc., for the correction of skeletal defects.

Also Known As: Device, Internal Fixation; Devices, Internal Fixation; Fixation Device, Internal; Fixator, Internal; Fixators, Internal Show All >>

Networked: 179 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 15 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Internal Fixators is Relevant

  1. Femoral Fractures (Femoral Fracture) : 3 outcomes in 12 results
  2. Sepsis (Septicemia) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 2 results
  3. Pain (Aches) : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  4. Hip Fractures (Intertrochanteric Fractures) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
  5. Tibial Fractures (Fracture, Tibial) : 1 outcome in 3 results
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Drugs Related to Internal Fixators

  1. Cefamandole
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  3. aldosterone secretion inhibitory factor (ASIF)
  4. Diphosphonates
  5. Calcium
  6. 25-hydroxyvitamin D
  7. Chitosan
  8. Vancomycin
  9. Stainless Steel (Steel, Stainless)
  10. Methicillin (Metin)
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Therapies Related to Internal Fixators

  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  2. Bone Plates (Bone Plate)
  3. Bone Nails
  4. Osteotomy
  5. Limb Salvage
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