Intramedullary nailing (IMN) has shorter operating/radiation times compared to MIPO
A prospective, randomised trial comparing closed intramedullary nailing with percutaneous plating in the treatment of distal metaphyseal fractures of the tibiaJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jul;92(7):984-8.
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
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...
Join the Conversation
Please Login or Join to leave comments.