This reference focuses on individualized spinal injury assessments, immobilization techniques, nonoperative and operative indications, operative fixation strategies, and prognoses. Containing over 1900 references, Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine is an invaluable resource for orthopedic, spinal, and trauma surgeons; neurosurgeons; emergency medicine physicians; and neurologists; and residents, nurses, and medical school students in these disciplines.Disadvantages of Gardner-Wells tongs are: (1) the lateral protrusion of the pin shafts and the width of the tong itself make it impossible for the ... Early pin migration is most likely due to inadequate pin tightening and torque. ... The pins are tightened by hand until the indicator on the spring-loaded side protrudes about 1 mm.
|Title||:||Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine|
|Author||:||Alexander R. Vaccaro|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2002-09-26|