Fracture fixation with screws and bone plates.

M. Conzemius, S. Swainson

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1117-1133, vi
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1999


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