Treatment of open fractures with a computer-assisted external fixator system without the use of fluoroscopy


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Kara A., Celik H., ŞEKER A., Karakoyun O., Armagan R., Kuyucu E., ...More

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND RESEARCH, vol.11, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13018-016-0379-9
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Open fracture treatment, Circular external fixators, Fluoroscopy, Computer-assisted circular external fixators, TAYLOR SPATIAL FRAME, OPEN TIBIAL FRACTURES, MOUNTING PARAMETERS, ILIZAROV, COMPLICATIONS, MANAGEMENT, FEMUR

Abstract

Background: Developed for the treatment of deformity correction, computer-assisted circular external fixators in recent years have also been used for fracture fixation. In this study, we aimed to present the efficacy of computer-assisted circular external fixator use in open long bone fractures with our new technique.