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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:25 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #12727
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Similar Clinical Outcomes with a TSF Ring Fixator vs Reamed IM Nailing for Tibial Shaft Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Similar Clinical Outcomes with a TSF Ring Fixator vs Reamed IM Nailing for Tibial Shaft Fractures. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12727

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Taylor Spatial Frame or Reamed Intramedullary Nailing for Closed Fractures of the Tibial Shaft: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Nov;34(11):612-619.

Contributing Authors: F Frihagen JE Madsen M Sundfeldt GB Flugsrud JS Andreassen MR Andersen GS Andreassen

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Sixty-five patients with closed tibial shaft fractures were randomized to receive fracture fixation using a Taylor Spatial Frame (TSF) ring fixator (n=32) or reamed intramedullary (IM) nailing (n=33). The primary outcome of interest was the Short-Form 36 (SF-36) physical component summary score at 2 years post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest included SF-36 mental component scores, SF-36 ...

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