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Volume:2 Issue:2 Number:181 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #116
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Intramedullary nailing (IMN) has shorter operating/radiation times compared to MIPO


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OrthoEvidence. Intramedullary nailing (IMN) has shorter operating/radiation times compared to MIPO. ACE Report. 2013;2(2):181. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/116

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

A prospective, randomised trial comparing closed intramedullary nailing with percutaneous plating in the treatment of distal metaphyseal fractures of the tibia

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jul;92(7):984-8.

Contributing Authors: JJ Guo N Tang HL Yang TS Tang

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Synopsis

111 patients with distal metaphyseal fracture of the tibia were randomized to surgical fixation either with intra-medullary nailing (IMN) or minimally invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis (MIPO), to compare both surgical techniques. At 1 year, both procedures were found to have similar fracture union and wound complication rates. However, those patients undergoing fixation with IMN, had sign...

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