"External Fixators" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
External devices which hold wires or pins that are placed through one or both cortices of bone in order to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment. These devices allow easy access to wounds, adjustment during the course of healing, and more functional use of the limbs involved.
- External Fixators
- External Fixator
- Fixator, External
- Fixators, External
- Fixation Devices, External
- Device, External Fixation
- Devices, External Fixation
- External Fixation Device
- External Fixation Devices
- Fixation Device, External
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "External Fixators".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "External Fixators".
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