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Knee arthrodesis using the Wichita fixation rod

JEROEN DE VIL UGent, PETER MAHIEU, Karl Almqvist, Peter Verdonk, Barbara Boone UGent and René Verdonk (2010) TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY. 9(2). p.122-126
abstract
For patients with a failed total knee replacement that is unsalvageable, only few treatment options remain. Knee arthrodesis is a valuable alternative to amputation in these cases. Several fusion techniques have been described, including external fixation, plate and screw osteosynthesis, and intramedullary rods. The Wichita fusion nail is an intramedullary rod that allows compression at the arthrodesis site. Furthermore, only 1 surgical exposure is required, and early weight bearing is allowed. This article describes in detail the technique used for implantation of the Wichita fusion nail and discusses the indications, results, and complications.
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journal title
TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY
Techniques in knee surgery
volume
9
issue
2
pages
122 - 126
ISSN
1536-0636
language
English
UGent publication?
yes
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A2
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1139720
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1139720
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2011-02-04 14:37:20
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2016-12-19 15:46:35
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  abstract     = {For patients with a failed total knee replacement that is unsalvageable, only few treatment options remain. Knee arthrodesis is a valuable alternative to amputation in these cases. Several fusion techniques have been described, including external fixation, plate and screw osteosynthesis, and intramedullary rods. The Wichita fusion nail is an intramedullary rod that allows compression at the arthrodesis site. Furthermore, only 1 surgical exposure is required, and early weight bearing is allowed. This article describes in detail the technique used for implantation of the Wichita fusion nail and discusses the indications, results, and complications.},
  author       = {DE VIL, JEROEN and MAHIEU, PETER and Almqvist, Karl and Verdonk, Peter and Boone, Barbara and Verdonk, Ren{\'e}},
  issn         = {1536-0636},
  journal      = {TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {122--126},
  title        = {Knee arthrodesis using the Wichita fixation rod},
  volume       = {9},
  year         = {2010},
}

Chicago
DE VIL, JEROEN, PETER MAHIEU, Karl Almqvist, Peter Verdonk, Barbara Boone, and René Verdonk. 2010. “Knee Arthrodesis Using the Wichita Fixation Rod.” Techniques in Knee Surgery 9 (2): 122–126.
APA
DE VIL, J., MAHIEU, P., Almqvist, K., Verdonk, P., Boone, B., & Verdonk, R. (2010). Knee arthrodesis using the Wichita fixation rod. TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY, 9(2), 122–126.
Vancouver
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DE VIL J, MAHIEU P, Almqvist K, Verdonk P, Boone B, Verdonk R. Knee arthrodesis using the Wichita fixation rod. TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY. 2010;9(2):122–6.
MLA
DE VIL, JEROEN, PETER MAHIEU, Karl Almqvist, et al. “Knee Arthrodesis Using the Wichita Fixation Rod.” TECHNIQUES IN KNEE SURGERY 9.2 (2010): 122–126. Print.