Orthopedic External Fixation Systems
Definition : Systems of devices/components that are designed for external application for the purpose of stabilizing, holding and/or fastening (i.e., fixation) bones. External orthopedic fixation systems are used mainly for temporary stabilization of fractured and/or otherwise weakened bones during the healing process.
Entry Terms : "Bone Fixation Devices"
UMDC code : 16044