What is Osteosynthesis? [Medical Definition]

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What is Osteosynthesis? [Medical Definition]
« on: January 02, 2020, 09:58:47 AM »
Definition: Osteosynthesis is defined as fixation of a bone.
It is a surgical procedure to treat bone fractures in which bone fragments are joined with screws, plates, nails or wires. The fractured bone is fixed with the aforementioned and can knit stably in the correct position.