Listen to our episode on the basics of fracture fixation and pre-op planning as Dr. Earhart  gives us an excellent overview! 


Dr. Earhart is a trauma orthopaedic specialist. He went to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center at NorthWestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for Orthopaedic surgery residency. For fellowship he completed his orthopaedic trauma surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland Ohio.  


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Goal of this episode: To learn the basics of fracture fixation along with the different methods.


 In this interview we talk about

  • Bone healing
  • Fixation principles
  • Different types of plates and their uses




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Dr. Fitts and Dr. Cole are orthopaedic surgery residents and the hosts of the NailedIt Ortho podcast.