Biomechanical Comparison of Stability of Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with two Different Intramedullary Retrograde Nails

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2013 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Martinus Richter , Julia Evers , Dirk Waehnert , Jim Deorio , Michael Pinzur , Martin Schulze , Stefan Zech , Sabine Ochman Background The aim of the study was to compare the initial construct stability of two retrograde intramedullary nail systems for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis (TTCF) (A3, Small Bone Innovations; HAN, Synthes) in a biomechanical cadaver study. Methods Nine pairs of human cadaver bones were instrumented with two different retrograde nail systems.

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Biomechanical Comparison of Stability of Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with two Different Intramedullary Retrograde Nails

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