Design of a Hip Screw for Injection of Bone Cement

Design of a Hip Screw for Injection of Bone Cement Caroline Grant
  • Title: Design of a Hip Screw for Injection of Bone Cement
  • Author: Caroline Grant
  • ISBN: 9783639060348
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Design of a Hip Screw for Injection of Bone Cement Caroline Grant Design of a Hip Screw for Injection of Bone Cement Fracture to the neck of femur is frequently stabilised with a hip screw system however the host bone is often weak or osteoporotic This causes premature failure of the system commonly by cut out of
    Fracture to the neck of femur is frequently stabilised with a hip screw system, however the host bone is often weak or osteoporotic This causes premature failure of the system, commonly by cut out of the lag screw through the head of the femur While augmentation of the fixation with bone cement improves the holding power and decreases failure rate, current methods of admFracture to the neck of femur is frequently stabilised with a hip screw system, however the host bone is often weak or osteoporotic This causes premature failure of the system, commonly by cut out of the lag screw through the head of the femur While augmentation of the fixation with bone cement improves the holding power and decreases failure rate, current methods of administering the cement are messy and inaccurate This project proposes a lag screw design which allows for direct injection of the cement, via the lag screw itself, after the screw has been inserted and correctly positioned in the femur A method is also suggested to reduce the risk of cement leakage into the joint space when the guide wire has punctured the head of the femur The design uses a system of holes in the threaded section of a cannulated screw to allow delivery of cement to the desired area Testing was conducted in a synthetic bone analogue as well as in cadaveric porcine femurs.
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    About Caroline Grant


    1. Caroline Grant is the Associate Director of the Sustainable Arts Foundation and co editor of two books The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat Roost Books, 2013 and Mama, PhD Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life Rutgers University Press, 2008 She served on the editorial board of Literary Mama for ten years, the last five as Editor in Chief.She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Berkeley, where she taught classes on film, women s studies, American literature, and writing she has also taught at Stanford University and the San Francisco Art Institute Her essays have been published in a number of journals and anthologies Visit her website for information, including clips from her radio and television events.


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