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Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary
Tree Number(s)
E02.718.472.300.300
E04.555.300.300.300
Unique ID
D005594
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005594
Scope Note
The use of nails that are inserted into bone cavities in order to keep fractured bones together.
Entry Term(s)
Intramedullary Nailing
Nailing, Intramedullary
Osteosynthesis, Fracture, Intramedullary
NLM Classification #
WE 185
Previous Indexing
Fracture Fixation (1966-1969)
specific fracture/surgery (1966-1969)
See Also
Internal Fixators
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13
Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary Preferred
Intramedullary Nailing Narrower
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