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A biomechanical characterization of intramedullary reaming in the human tibia
Intramedullary reaming is a technique used in orthopaedic trauma surgical procedures in which the intramedullary canal of a long bone is enlarged and prepared for the implantation of a nail to repair a fracture. Several ...
Safer reaming tools for hard biological tissues
Reaming of bones and filing of teeth root canals represent widely used procedures that risk both frictional heating-induced damage and unnecessary healthy mineralized-tissue removal, with expensive re-usable metallic tools ...