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Viva 35 

Viva 35
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Viva 35
Author(s):

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199647095.003.0035
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date: 25 November 2020

Viva 35 shows a screw from a basic small fragment set used in fracture fixation. Explain the different parts of the screw and their function, including its mechanical properties, how the small fragment screw differs mechanically from this locking bolt for an intramedullary nail, and what size drills would be used to insert the small fragment screw to act as a lag screw across a fracture?

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