Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Dominik Heim, Shai Luria, Rami Mosheiff, Yoram Weil

Forearm shaft Multifragmentary, fragmentary segmental fracture of both bones - Intramedullary nailing

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Approach to the ulna for intramedullary nailing

Nailing approach for ulna

With the patient in supine position and the arm in pronation on an arm table, make a straight longitudinal, approximately 1 cm long incision at the tip of the olecranon.

Approaches to the radius for intramedullary nailing

Nailing approaches for radius

The correct nail entry point and so the chosen approach depends on the nail type used.


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