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Internal Fixators MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Internal Fixators
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.370
E07.858.442.660.460
E07.858.690.725.460
Unique ID
D016268
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016268
Annotation
for fracture fixation
Scope Note
Internal devices used in osteosynthesis to hold the position of the fracture in proper alignment. By applying the principles of biomedical engineering, the surgeon uses metal plates, nails, rods, etc., for the correction of skeletal defects.
Entry Term(s)
Fixation Devices, Internal
Previous Indexing
Fracture Fixation, Internal (1986-1990)
Orthopedic Fixation Devices (1986-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/29
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Internal Fixators Preferred
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