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Volume:7 Issue:3 Number:19 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11233
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Two-year clinicoradiographic results of biodegradable V titanium nail for pediatric forearm fracture

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

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-up

Biomaterials. 2018 Dec;185:383-392. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.09.011

Contributing Authors: L Korhonen M Perhomaa A Kyro T Pokka W Serlo J Merikanto JJ Sinikumpu

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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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