Special Indications

  • Urs Heim
  • Karl M. Pfeiffer

Abstract

Besides the classic and less frequent indications for use of the SFS, there are two areas of application that merit special discussion: 1) internal fixations in children and 2) rheumatoid surgery, which has assumed growing importance in recent years.

Keywords

Brittle Perforation Cortisone 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Urs Heim
    • 1
  • Karl M. Pfeiffer
    • 2
  1. 1.Gümligen-BernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Chirurgisches DepartementKantonsspital BaselBaselSwitzerland

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