Suprapatellar Intramedullary Nailing vs. Locking Plate Fixation for Proximal Tibia Fractures
Intramedullary nailing via suprapatellar approach versus locked plating of proximal extra-articular tibial fractures: a randomized control trialInt Orthop. 2021 Jun;45(6): 1599-1608.
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Three hundred and twenty eight patients with proximal extra-articular tibia fractures were randomized to receive operative fixation with a suprapatellar intramedullary nail (IMN) or percutaneous locking compression plate (LCP). The primary outcome of interest was the Iowa Knee Score at 12 months postoperatively. Secondary outcomes of interest were perioperative outcomes, rate of fracture healing a...
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