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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:52 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #6316
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Minimally invasive percutaneous plates vs. intramedullary nailing in adult tibial fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Minimally invasive percutaneous plates vs. intramedullary nailing in adult tibial fracture. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):52. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6316

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effect of minimally invasive percutaneous plates versus interlocking intramedullary nailing in tibial shaft treatment for fractures in adults: A meta-analysis

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 Apr;69(4):234-40

Contributing Authors: GC He HS Wang QF Wang ZH Chen XH Cai

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Synopsis

Data from 11 studies (n=734) (only one RCT) was pooled to investigate a superior modality of treating tibial fractures between minimally invasive percutaneous plates and intramedullary nailing. The evidence presented in this meta-analysis indicated that minimally invasive percutaneous plate fixation in adult patients suffering tibial fractures was superior to intramedullary nailing in terms of fra...

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