Jumbo Cutter for Removal of A Bent Femoral Interlocking Nail: A Cost Effective Method RD06-RD07
Dr. Harnam Singh Madan,
26-J/9 Shastri Nagar Ganaur Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Closed diaphyseal femoral shaft fractures can be treated with multiple surgical options. It is more challenging to remove a bent nail than a broken one because it is difficult to retrieve the bent nail through the intramedullary canal. Various authors have published their techniques for removal of bent femoral interlocking nail. This article describes a simple technique using Jumbo cutter for sectioning and removal of bent interlocking nail. This technique will help orthopaedic surgeons to remove bent nail without using any specialised metal cutting instruments.