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From: MR-compatible antibiotic interlocked nail fabrication for the management of long bone infections: first case report of a new technique

Figure 2

Initial steps for the preparation of the plastic mold. Preparation: In preparation for making the antibiotic loaded nail, a 40 Fr chest tube is cut to length (A) making sure to leave the proximal end room (B) for the aiming arm attachment. Two 2 cm cuts are made on opposing sides of the proximal end of the chest tube (C) to facilitate its removal. Using a pair of Kocher, the distal end of the chest tube mold is closed off (D).

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