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Fracture Fixation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.300
Unique ID
D005592
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005592
Annotation
osteosynthesis in fracture surgery goes under FRACTURE FIXATION, INTERNAL or FRACTURE FIXATION, INTRAMEDULLARY
Scope Note
The use of metallic devices inserted into or through bone to hold a fracture in a set position and alignment while it heals.
Entry Term(s)
Fracture Reduction
Skeletal Fixation
See Also
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Fracture Fixation Preferred
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