OTA 2019: No difference between IM nail or locked plate for proximal tibia fractures
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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2019: No difference between IM nail or locked plate for proximal tibia fractures. ACE Report. 2019;8(11):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12025
Locked Plating versus Nailing for Proximal Tibia Fractures: A Multicenter RCT
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Proximal tibia fractures can be treated with intramedullary nail or locked plating, but it is unclear if one treatment is preferable. The authors randomized 108 adult patients with A1-3 or C1 proximal tibia fractures to undergoing intramedullary nail (n = 52) or locked plating (n = 47). Follow-up was performed to 1 year. Compartment syndrome was more common in the nail group (OR 4.0). There were n...
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