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Volume:3 Issue:10 Number:54 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #6895
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Intramedullary nailing for open tibial fractures: reamed versus unreamed


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OrthoEvidence. Intramedullary nailing for open tibial fractures: reamed versus unreamed. ACE Report. 2014;3(10):54. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6895

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Meta-analysis of reamed versus unreamed intramedullary nailing for open tibial fractures

J Orthop Surg Res. 2014 Aug 23;9:74

Contributing Authors: Y Shao H Zou S Chen J Shan

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Synopsis

Data from 4 randomized control trials (646 patients) were pooled to examine the clinical efficacy of reamed versus unreamed intramedullary nailing for open tibial fractures (OTF). The collective analysis evaluated the following variables: healing rate, secondary surgery rate, implant failure rate, incidence of osteofascial compartment syndrome, and postoperative infection rate. Results indicated t...

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