Intramedullary nailing versus locked plating for distal tibial fractures
Comparing intramedullary nailing and plate fixation for treating distal tibial fractures: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsInt J Surg. 2018 May;53:5-11
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Eight randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which compared surgical and radiographic outcomes between intramedullary nail fixation and locking plate fixation for distal tibial fractures. Pooled analyses which demonstrate a significant difference between groups included a lower incidence of wound healing problems and shorter operative time among IMN groups compared to loc...
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