- Balser plate stabilization: an alternate therapy for traumatic sternoclavicular instabilityWolfgang M Franck
Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Division, Erlangen Nuremberg University, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054, Erlangen, Germany
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:276-81. 2003....
- An expandable nailing system for the management of pathological humerus fracturesW M Franck
Friedrich Alexander University Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery Division, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:400-5. 2002..Often they are not able to compensate the handicap of an impaired extremity. Standard osteosynthetic techniques are not always applicable. To reduce the trauma of the operation, we used the Fixion expandable nail system...
- Expandable nail system for osteoporotic humeral shaft fractures: preliminary resultsWolfgang Maria Franck
Department of Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
J Trauma 54:1152-8. 2003..The Fixion nail does not depend on interlocking screws-axial and rotational stability is instead achieved by nail expansion. Therefore, this nail may be better suited for patients with poor bone quality who require humeral stabilization...
- Treatment of posterior epiphyseal disruption of the medial clavicle with a modified Balser plateWolfgang Maria Franck
Department of Traumatology, University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
J Trauma 55:966-8. 2003..We developed a novel method of treating epiphyseal disruptions with a modified Balser plate...