Retrieval of a broken intramedullary nail

S. J. Incavo, T. K. Kristiansen

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This is a report of an improvised useful instrument for retrieving the distal fragment of a fractured intramedullary nail. Using a modified Kuntscher reaming guide and closed technique, the method was successfully used in three cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-202
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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