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Preoperative Measurement of Screw Nail Length to Make a Template For Surgery to Decrease Radiation Exposure and Surgical Time

Vol 8 | Issue 1 | January-June 2022 | page: 01-05 | Sanjay Chhawra, Raman Jain, Gaganpreet Singh, Amrit Kumar, Ravi Diresala

DOI: 10.13107/ti.2022.v08i01.021

Authors: Sanjay Chhawra [1], Raman Jain [1], Gaganpreet Singh [1], Amrit Kumar [1], Ravi Diresala [1]

[1] Department of Orthopedics, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini, Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Sanjay Chhawra

Department of Orthopedics, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini, Delhi, India.

E-mail: sanjaychhawra@yahoo.com


Background: Orthopaedic surgeons always stress the need for a proper implant patient match in trauma surgery. The implant incongruity causes discomfort inaccurate load sharing aseptic loosening. The present study was undertaken to get an interpretation of implant size as a template preoperatively to be used to prevent radiation during surgery decrease surgical complications by decreasing surgical time and get abundance availability of implant stock.

Materials and Methods: Qualitative data collection These data were collected from operated cases last 2 years of trauma cases

Results: The coin technique, preoperatively nail measurement, and the average length of the implant was collected to get an interpretation of implant size as template preoperatively to be used in trauma fixation abetted to decrease surgical time and radiation exposure.

Conclusions: Pre-operative measurement making template of intramedullary devices extramedullary devices by coin technique, preoperatively nail measurement and using mean data of operated cases reduces surgical time helped in reducing surgical complication and radiation exposure.

Keywords: Template, Radiation exposure, Implant measurement



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How to Cite this article: Chhawra S, Jain R, Singh G, Kumar A | Preoperative Measurement of Screw Nail Length to Make Template for Surgery to Decrease Radiation Exposure and Surgical Time | January-June 2022; 8(1): 01-05.


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