Tanna Interlocking Nailing 3rd edition
The interlocking nails have now become an established method of internal fixation. The introduction of better nail designs, innovations in the interlocking techniques and universal availability of image intensifiers have contributed a great deal to the evolution and widespread applications of this technique.It is truly said, that from difficulties arises the zeal to evolve, and from the zeal arises the new adaptations. Author experience with the interlocking nails has been more than a decade long story of experiments with this art.
Author remember those years of late eighties, when interlocking nails had almost become a norm in the Western world. Author used to hear about them in every meeting and conference author attended abroad. However, its application was not possible back home, due to lack of availability of the interlocking nails and the image intensifiers. Author began to use interlocking nails somewhere in around 1992. Author carpenter made the first interlocking nail author used. He made two holes proximally and distally in an ordinary Knail used in femur.
In this Tanna Interlocking Nailing 3rd edition book, Author have tried to cover all the aspects related to interlocking nailing. author have covered each and every step of the nailing and the interlocking procedure. I have discussed about the different techniques of interlocking. The possible difficulties that one may come across and the practical solutions are also discussed.
Author have also discussed at length about my method of interlocking. In the last chapter of Tanna Interlocking Nailing 3rd edition, author have covered the recent developments like Recon nail, Polarus nail, Gamma nail. There is a brief mention of the various other applications of the interlocking nails also.