OTA 2023: Suprapatellar Semi-Extended vs. Standard Upper Entry Tibial Intramedullary Nailing
Rotational Alignment in Tibia Diaphyseal Fractures with the Suprapatellar Semi-Extended versus Standard Upper Entry Tibial Intramedullary Nailing: A Randomized Controlled Trial (RASPUTIN)
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In this randomized controlled trial, patients with tibia diaphyseal fractures were randomized to receive suprapatellar semi-extended intramedullary nailing or standard upper entry tibial intramedullary nailing. Outcomes of interest included incidence of rotational malalignment, coronal and sagittal plane malalignment, knee pain, knee function, knee and ankle range of motion, and union rates. Overa...
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