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  • This report includes an overview of spinal disorders and available treatment options as well as an analysis of the U.S. markets for spinal fusion instrumentation products (including anterior column plating systems, interbody fusion devices, and posterior spinal fixation implants) and posterior dynamic stabilization products (including interspinous process spacers, pedicle screw systems, and facet replacement technologies). (giiresearch.com)
  • Internal fixation is an operation in orthopedics that involves the surgical implementation of implants for the purpose of repairing a bone , a concept that dates to the mid-nineteenth century and was made applicable for routine treatment in the mid-twentieth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) involves the implementation of implants to guide the healing process of a bone, as well as the open reduction, or setting, of the bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Internal fixation refers to fixation of screws and/or plates, intramedullary bone nails ( femur , tibia , humerus ) to enable or facilitate healing . (wikipedia.org)
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation techniques often are used in cases involving serious fractures such as comminuted or displaced fractures or, in cases where the bone otherwise would not heal correctly with casting or splinting alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various techniques of minimally invasive surgery for internal fixation of bones have been reported. (wikipedia.org)