Preliminary results of the use in open gunshot fractures of external fixator are presented. Based on the encouraging results of two clinical application in multiple severely comminuted gunshot-shelling fractures of the lower limbs, this paper underlines the main role of dynamic stabilization of the fractures site, thus avoiding the disadvantages previously experienced with rigid traditional external fixators.
|Translated title of the contribution||Surgical treatment of open gunshot fractures. Two case reports|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
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