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Generally speaking, flexible intramedullary nailing (FIN) is not particularly well suited for fixation of realignment or derotation osteotomies, as rigid stabilization is normally desirable to avoid losing all the ben-efits of the surgery, postoperatively. However, there have been several successful attempts. We describe here two specific indications for FIN. © 2010 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Original publication

DOI

10.1007/978-3-642-03031-4_24

Type

Chapter

Book title

Flexible Intramedullary Nailing in Children: The Nancy University Manual

Publication Date

01/12/2010

Pages

301 - 308