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Volume:63 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13776
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Suprapatellar Intramedullary Nailing vs. Locking Plate Fixation for Proximal Tibia Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Suprapatellar Intramedullary Nailing vs. Locking Plate Fixation for Proximal Tibia Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;63(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13776

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

Intramedullary nailing via suprapatellar approach versus locked plating of proximal extra-articular tibial fractures: a randomized control trial

Int Orthop. 2021 Jun;45(6): 1599-1608.

Contributing Authors: L Cheng YH Li Y Chu G Yang D Zhu L Tan

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Synopsis

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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