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Simultaneous use of cannulated reamer and schanz screw:effective method of femoral nailing

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March 2014

Simultaneous use of cannulated reamer and schanz screw:effective method of femoral nailing

Vol: 3| Issue: 3| Number:76| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Simultaneous use of cannulated reamer and schanz screw for closed intramedullary femoral nailing

ISRN Surg. 2011;2011:502408

Contributing Authors:
R Rohilla R Singh NK Magu A Devgan R Siwach SS Sangwan

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Synopsis

60 patients with femoral diaphyseal fractures, scheduled to receive operation with closed interlocked nailing were placed in 1 of 2 operative treatment groups to test the effectiveness of cannulated reamer in the proximal fragment as an intrameduallry joystick, and Shanz screw in the distal fragment as a percutaneous joystick during femoral nailing. Patients in group 1 were given the experimental ...

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