Two-year clinicoradiographic results of biodegradable V titanium nail for pediatric forearm fracture
Intramedullary nailing of forearm shaft fractures by biodegradable compared with titanium nails: Results of a prospective randomized trial in children with at least two years of follow-upBiomaterials. 2018 Dec;185:383-392. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.09.011
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35 pediatric patients with a closed, diaphyseal forearm fracture were randomized to fixation with either biodegradable intramedullary nailing (BIN) or titanium elastic static intramedullary nailing (ESIN). Patients were assessed after 2 years for results related to range of motion in forearm rotation, wrist elbow flexion-extension, wrist flexion-extension, fracture healing, radial and ulnar angula...
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