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External Fixators

"External Fixators" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

External devices which hold wires or pins that are placed through one or both cortices of bone in order to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment. These devices allow easy access to wounds, adjustment during the course of healing, and more functional use of the limbs involved.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "External Fixators" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "External Fixators" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 80 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2009
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