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Horsman, Chris (author)
In the worlds poorest regions there exists an urgent need for surgical care. Open fractures, one of the Bellwether procedures, are treated in only 42% of the health facilities in low- and middle income countries. Worldwide, external fixation is one of the most important treatment methods for open fractures, providing immobilization to the...
master thesis 2020
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Heerink, Jurrit (author)
This report describes the development process of the pintracker, a product able to prevent and detect pin tract infections for external fixators.<br/>The pintracker is designed in the context of the knee reviver, a medical device able to distract the knee joint. Knee joint distraction is a treatment method of osteoarthritis in the knee joint...
master thesis 2017
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Schrijvers, J.C. (author)
Pin tract infection is a prevalent complication in treatments with external fixation. This study focused on the external fixation utilized for the knee joint distraction treatment. In a previous study initiated by the UMC Utrecht 85% of the patients got at least one pin tract infection during this treatment. A pin tract infection is caused by...
master thesis 2015