American Surgical Dealer Volume 1

American Surgical Dealer Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...the two fragments; it is braced on both sides and below by cortex. All that is necessary now is to drill a hole Methods of Procedure in Dr. Ma.g'n1son's Technique pegs to hold this plate down against the cortex of the opposite side. This is done with a twist drill, Fig. 2, which makes a hole exactly the size of the peg to be used. The peg, Fig. 2, is driven through the bone until it is felt emerging on the cortex of the other side. It is then cut off flush with the bone and the other half of the peg used for the hole made on the opposite side of the fracture. If the plate protrudes beyond the cortex of the bone it is cut ofi flush with the bone with saw No. 10, as shown in the set of instruments, and the fracture covered by fascia and skin.. The method is rapid and accurate, for the reason that the instruments are made to fit the plates, screws and pegs, and it has been found that they are absorbed in from four to eight months. Another method which has found many adherents among the surgeons in Europe is the ambulatory treatment devised by Dr. Hackenbruch of Wiesbaden, Germany. This treatment has become known in this country only during the last eight months, but the writer has made inquiries of a number of surgeons who have used these appliances and they reported uniformly good results. The set of apparatus consists of two clamps with ball and socket joints and turnbuckle, one, adjustable pressure pad, two pads filled with pulverized rubber for upholstery, one key and one wire. spring clamp for alignment of clamps during application. (See Figs. 1,2 and 3.) _ _ The author of this method of treatment recommends their appli cation about ten days after the fracture has occurred and after the swelling of the soft parts more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933303
  • 9781236933300