"Internal Fixators" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Internal Fixators
- Fixator, Internal
- Fixators, Internal
- Internal Fixator
- Fixation Devices, Internal
- Device, Internal Fixation
- Devices, Internal Fixation
- Fixation Device, Internal
- Internal Fixation Device
- Internal Fixation Devices
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