Research Article| Volume 23, SUPPLEMENT 3, S47-S50, 1992

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7. Stable temporary traction substitute with the Pinless external fixator

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      The stable traction substitute with a JBPF seems a very promising indication for pinless clamps, offering good patient comfort and easy care. The implantation of a JBPF is possible under the same conditions as for conventional calcaneal traction. Although the stability provided is less than for conventional external fixators, it is sufficient for a temporary traction device. The JBPF does not affect secondary ORIF.
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