The treatment goal of fracture fixation is to restore the patient to normal function as quickly as possible. Fracture fixation can be accomplished by various means; fixation with screws and bone plates is not only a popular but a successful technique. In this article, the authors provide concepts that a surgeon must understand for successful screw and bone plate use. In addition, case examples demonstrating the application of many of the concepts are included.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||1117-1133, vi|
|Journal||The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice|
|State||Published - Sep 1999|