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fixation posts

English translation: fixation stake

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English term or phrase:fixation post
Selected answer:fixation stake
Entered by: Barbara Piela

20:11 Apr 18, 2004
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Medical: Instruments / Knee prosthesis
English term or phrase: fixation posts
Could you please provide me with the synonyms for "post"?
Is it the same as "pin" or "stake"?

"MicroStructured® and waffled fixation surfaces are not applied to the stems, keels or fixation posts of the components."

More context:

XXX Total Knee Systems include femoral, patellar, tibial tray, tibial bearing insert and bone augmentation components which are designed to be used together to achieve total reconstructive replacement of the knee joint. Generally, these components are available in a variety of fixation surface alternatives including MicroStructured® porous or arc-deposited non-porous coating, waffled pattern and grit blasted. MicroStructured® and waffled fixation surfaces are not applied to the stems, keels or fixation posts of the components.MicroStructured® and waffled fixation surfaces are not applied to the stems, keels or fixation posts of the components. All components are intended for cemented fixation and are to be implanted on the prepared distal femur, proximal tibial or posterior patella, as appropriate.
Barbara Piela
Local time: 14:09
fixation stake
Explanation:
Synonyms : pale, pedestal, picket, pile, pillar, prop, stake, standard, stilt

The resurfacing applications have fixation stakes, so they can be installed into bones.



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Note added at 12 hrs 12 mins (2004-04-19 08:23:23 GMT)
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I\'ve just noticed, that Elena Sgarbossa had answered this question before. :)
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mrrobkoc
Hungary
Local time: 14:09
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!!
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fixation stake


Explanation:
Synonyms : pale, pedestal, picket, pile, pillar, prop, stake, standard, stilt

The resurfacing applications have fixation stakes, so they can be installed into bones.



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Note added at 12 hrs 12 mins (2004-04-19 08:23:23 GMT)
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I\'ve just noticed, that Elena Sgarbossa had answered this question before. :)

mrrobkoc
Hungary
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!!

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