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Volume:4 Issue:9 Number:13 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7964
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Similar functional outcome, complications between nail and plate for distal tibia fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Similar functional outcome, complications between nail and plate for distal tibia fracture. ACE Report. 2015;4(9):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7964

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

Intramedullary nailing versus plating for distal tibia fractures without articular involvement: a meta-analysis

J Orthop Surg Res. 2015 Jun 16;10:95

Contributing Authors: Z Mao G Wang L Zhang S Chen H Du Y Zhao P Tang

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Synopsis

28 studies (5 randomized controlled trials, 23 retrospective studies) were included in this meta-analysis comparing intramedullary nailing and plating in the treatment of distal tibial fractures. Data on complications and functional outcomes were pooled, and analyses were performed separately for randomized controlled trials and retrospective studies. For data from randomized controlled trials, th...

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